Utah State Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
Utah Board of Cosmetology License Information
Last Updated: April 25, 2013
In order to obtain a license in cosmetology, esthetics or nail technology in the state of Utah, students must complete the requirements listed below from the Utah State Board of Cosmetology. When getting a Utah cosmetology license or other beauty practitioner certification, you must attend a licensed school and complete the state of Utah's minimum required training hours and then take the state's cosmetology board exams.
After finishing your training, you are required to pass a licensing exam issued by the Utah State Board of Cosmetology. Once you pass this exam, you will receive your Utah cosmetology license shortly thereafter. You're now able to work in the state of Utah. Keep in mind, even though Utah may not require continuing education to renew some licenses, you may wish to consider taking cosmetology continuing education hours in Utah annually to stay current on the latest trends. For specific questions, please contact the UT Board of Cosmetology directly for more information. The state of UT does allow apprenticeship to get your training hours for some licenses. UT uses PSI to administer the exam and allows you to take the boards in the English language only.
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Utah Board of Cosmetology License Requirements
- COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE: 2000 Hours
- BARBER LICENSE: 1000 Hours (1250 Hours Apprenticeship)
- ESTHETICIAN LICENSE: 600 Hours
- NAIL TECHNICIAN LICENSE: 300 Hours (375 Hours Apprenticeship)
- ELECTROLOGIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
- COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR LICENSE: Cosmetology License + 1000 Hours OR 4000 Hours Junior Instruction
- MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSE: 600 Hours
Cosmetology license renewal in Utah happens every two years on September 30 in odd-numbered years. Most of the practitioners' licenses cost $52 to renew. Utah does not currently require cosmetology continuing education hours to renew licenses, but CEUs are always recommended to stay current in the industry.
Cosmetology License Reciprocity (Transfer) in Utah
Utah does not allow license reciprocity, but they do offer licensure by endorsement if you meet their qualifications.
UT State Board of Cosmetology Contact Information
Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Board of Cosmetology
160 East, 300 South
PO Box 6741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
Phone Number: 801-530-6628
Fax Number: 801-530-6511
E-mail Address: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/contact.html
The Utah State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a Utah state cosmetology license.
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