Cosmetology School License
License to operate a school of cosmetology arts and sciences.
Code Citation 645 IAC 61, 645 IAC 63 & IC 157.8
Who Applies Any person wishing to establish a school of cosmetology arts and sciences in Iowa.
When To Apply Before students receive instruction.
Initial Requirements Complete an application which must be approved by the Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. Successful inspection must also be completed prior to license issuance. School must meet physical and sanitary requirements. A new application must be submitted for a change in ownership or location.
Duration One year.
Processing Time Submit application at least 90 days prior to anticipated opening date. Online renewal in real time.
Fee Structure Initial License: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.5.pdf Renewal: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.5.pdf
Renewal Requirements http://www.idph.iowa.gov/Licensure/Iowa-Board-of-Cosmetology-Arts-and-Sciences
Exam No examination required.
Additional Information Any person wishing to establish a school of cosmetology arts and sciences in Iowa.
- Service SubCategory
Bureau of Professional Licensure
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319