Oklahoma Licensing Overview for Manicurists and Nail Technicians

Licensing for manicurists and nail technicians in Oklahoma is controlled by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.

General Guidelines for Manicurists and Nail Technicians in Oklahoma

Specific requirements to perform manicurists and nail technicians 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?

Nail Technician

Requirements and license preparation for manicurists and nail technicians

Most nail technicians will become eligible for licensure by graduating from a manicurist school in Oklahoma. Your nail technician courses in Oklahoma must total at least 600 hours, and must be completed at a nail technician school that is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.

By law your manicurist courses in Oklahoma will include the following:

Nail structure, composition disorders and diseases
Manicuring and pedicuring
Nail art
Bacteriology, sanitation and sterilization
Artificial nails
Cosmetology law, rules and regulations
Salon development including professionals ethics, public health, hygiene, record keeping, business administration, insurance, salesmanship, displays and advertising

What’s the state licensing site for manicurists and nail technicians?

Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

What are some training programs available for manicurists and nail technicians?

See training programs

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

Renewed annually

What are fees associated with licensing?

For fees, licensing duration and renewal details check with local governing body.

Location(s):

Oklahoma