Nail technologists apply sculptured nails, nail extensions, wraps, overlays, nail art or any other nail technique to the fingernails and toenails of a person. Also, they manicure people\'s nails, remove excess hair (by use of depilatories, wax or tweezers), and massage the hands, arms, ankles, and feet.
Code Citation IC, Chapter 157; 645 IAC 60, 61, 63, 64, 65
Who Applies Any individual wishing to practice nail technology in Iowa.
When To Apply After completing education requirements.
Initial Requirements Completion of a program approved by the board and passing score on the national licensure examination.
Duration Two years.
Processing Time 30 days after all required materials are submitted.
Fee Structure Initial License: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov Renewal: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov
Renewal Requirements http://www.idph.iowa.gov/Licensure/Iowa-Board-of-Cosmetology-Arts-and-Sciences
Exam The National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology Nail Technology Examination.
Additional Information Any individual wishing to practice nail technology in Iowa.