Vermont Licensing Overview for Manicurists and Nail Technicians

Licensing for manicurists and nail technicians in Vermont is controlled by the Vermont Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists .

General Guidelines for Manicurists and Nail Technicians in Vermont

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

Education is paramount to earning a nail technician license. It is essential that you complete a series of nail technician courses that total at least 400 clock hours. Vermont’s approved nail technician schools are located in the cities of:

South Burlington
Barre
Williston
Essex Junction
As part of your education requirements, you will complete a curriculum that includes the following manicurist courses:

Manicuring and pedicuring
Nail drill
Nails – acrylic, gels, tips, wrap applications, and repairs
Liquid and powder brush-ons for acrylic nails
Sanitation and sterilization techniques; waste storage areas
Personal health and hygiene
Safe chemical use, storage, and disposal
Vermont laws, rules, and regulations
Professional ethics
In Vermont you can only be issued a manicurist license if you are at least 18 years of age and have completed high school or a GED program.

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

Vermont Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

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?

Renew your license biannually by November 30th of odd-numbered years

What are fees associated with licensing?

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

Location(s):

Vermont