Division of
Professional Regulation

Fee Schedule

Processing Fees for License Applications

Submit the processing fee for the type of license you are filing with the application form. Applications submitted without the processing fee will be rejected. Make the check or money order payable to the “State of Delaware.” Cash is not accepted. Processing fees are non-refundable.

For some license types, the amount of fee depends on whether you are filing an initial application or a reinstatement application. If you are filing an initial application, the fee depends on whether your application is based on examination, reciprocity or experience. If you are filing a reinstatement application, the fee depends on how long your license as been lapsed. For complete instructions on the type of application you are filing, refer to License by Examination, License by Reciprocity or Reinstatement.


License Type Initial Application Reinstatement Between 1-4 Years After Lapse Reinstatement Over 4 Years After Lapse
Reciprocity or Experience Exam
 Aesthetician $71 See PCS website. $142 $71
 Barber $103 See PCS website. $206 $103
 Cosmetologist $114 See PCS website. $228 $114
 Electrologist $73 See PCS website. $146 $73
 Master Barber $103 See PCS website. $206 $103
 Nail Technician $73 See PCS website. $146 $73
 Instructor (All Types) $173 See PCS website. $346 $173
License Type Application
 Apprentice (All Types) $40
 Temporary Permit (All Types) $40
 Cosmetology/Barbering Establishment (Shop) $96
 Mobile Salon/Shop $96
 Cosmetology/Barbering School $96

Other Fees

Renewal Fee – You are notified of the amount of the renewal fee at the time of renewal. All renewals require a renewal fee. When you submit a renewal application after the expiration date, you must pay a late fee in addition to the renewal fee. The late fee is 50% of the renewal fee. For information on late renewals, see License Renewal.

Additional Instruction Certification – $55 per application. See Instruction Certification.

Written License Verification – See Request Verification.

Duplicate License – See Request Duplicate License.

Roster Fee – See Request License Roster.


Please contact the Division of Professional Regulation- – with any questions about fees.

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