Pennsylvania Licensing Overview for a Hairdresser

Licensing for a hairdresser in Pennsylvania is controlled by the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Hairdresser in Pennsylvania

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?

Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology

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 2 years, in even/odd-numbered years, by Jan. 31

What are fees associated with licensing?