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

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License by Examination Workflow

Cosmo License by Examination Workflow

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Additional Instruction Certification

When to Request If you hold a current Delaware Cosmetologist/Cosmetology Instructor license, you may request additional instruction certifications to reflect that you are qualified to teach Barbering, Nail Technology, Aesthetics or Electrology. See subsection h of 24 Del. C. ยง5107 (a)(3)). If your request is approved, the Board office will issue a revised license certificate […]

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Instructor License by Reciprocity

When to File Application Complete this application 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

  Cosmetologist, Barber, Aesthetician, Nail Technician or Electrologist When to File Application Complete this application 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 […]

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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 […]

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Apprenticeship

  Selecting a Shop/Salon and Supervisor 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. In addition, the supervisor must be qualified to supervise an apprentice as follows: A Cosmetologist, Master […]

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