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You are required to obtain a professional license from the Division of Professional Regulation for each location where you are operating a shop or salon. File an application when any of the following situations occurs:
If the new salon/shop is in a mobile unit, file the Application for Registration of a Mobile Salon or Shop.
In addition to the professional license, you must obtain a business license from the Division of Revenue for each salon or shop you operate. To apply, visit www.revenue.delaware.gov or call 302-577-8778.
You may also be required to obtain a town/city business license for a shop or salon operating in its jurisdiction. Contact the town or city for more information.
All persons providing professional services in the shop/salon must hold the appropriate professional license.
All shops and salons operating in Delaware must comply with the Division of Public Health’s Rules and Regulations on sanitation. See Sanitation Regulations.
To ensure consideration of your license application at the next Board meeting, the Board office must receive all of the items above no later than 4:30 PM ten full working days before the Board’s meeting date. The Board meets on the last Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m. except for August and December. See online meeting calendar and agendas.
After the meeting, you will be notified in writing of the Board’s decision. If approved, the license will be enclosed. No inspection of the premises takes place before the shop/salon opens.