North Carolina Licensing Overview for a Hairdresser

Licensing for a hairdresser in North Carolina is controlled by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners.

General Guidelines for a Hairdresser in North Carolina

Specific requirements to perform hairdresser services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Anyone holding a cosmetology license

General requirements for a hairdresser license?

No specified requirements

What’s the state licensing site for a hairdresser?

North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

What are some training programs available for a hairdresser?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renew every 3 years by Oct. 1

What are fees associated with licensing?



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