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Frequently Asked Questions

How many hours of education do I need for licensure? Can I do an apprenticeship to get a license? Can I combine school hours and apprenticeship hours? Can I use classroom hours from another state or country toward Delaware’s education requirement? What is the fee for a certification of licensure? When is the practical exam […]

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Board Members

Derrick Reed, President New Castle County Gina Marsilii, Vice-President New Castle County Kathleen Sherwin, Public Member, Secretary New Castle County Gregory Meyers Sussex County Domonique Vicks Kent County Tien Le Kent County Hillary Reid Sussex County John Cook Sussex County Sherry Wilkins, Public Member Kent County Vic Kennedy, Public Member Kent County Jeffrey Benson, Jr., […]

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License by Examination Workflow

Cosmo License by Examination Workflow

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Instructor License by Reciprocity

When to Apply Apply for this license if you hold a current license as a Cosmetologist Instructor, Barber Instructor, Aesthetician Instructor, Nail Technician Instructor or Electrology Instructor in another state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia and you wish to apply for the same type of Instructor license in Delaware. If you already hold a […]

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License by Reciprocity

When to Apply Apply by reciprocity if you hold a current license as a Cosmetologist, Master Barber, Barber, Aesthetician, Nail Technician or Electrologist in another state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia and wish to apply for the same type of license in Delaware. If you do not hold a current license in another state, […]

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Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

Objective and Function The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Cosmetology and Barbering is to protect the general public from unsafe practices and from occupational practices which tend to reduce competition or artificially fix the price of services. The Board must also maintain standards of professional competence and service delivery. To meet these objectives, […]

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Apprenticeship

When to Apply for Apprenticeship Before applying for an apprenticeship, you must find a sponsor to supervise your apprenticeship. The supervisor must: hold a current Delaware license as a Cosmetologist, Master Barber, Barber, Nail Technician, Electrologist or Aesthetician. only supervise a maximum of two apprentices at a time. be qualified to supervise an apprentice as […]

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