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Wyoming Cosmetology Licensing Requirements

In order to obtain a license in Cosmetology, Esthetics, or Nail Technology in the state of Wyoming, individuals must complete the requirements listed below. Other requirements may apply.

Cosmetologist: 2000 hours
Esthetician: 600 hours
Nail Technician: 400 hours

Licensing Fee Schedule: (Fees subject to change)

Fee schedule applies to all fields.

Exam Fee: $65
Cosmetology License: $36
Esthetician License: $36
Nail Technician License: $36
Biennial Renewal Fees: $72

Continuing Education Requirements:

Reciprocity:

Reciprocity is with all states having equal or better requirements, a written exam and practical exam, or at least one (1) year work history.
An individual applying for a license to practice cosmetology, nail technology, or esthetics in Wyoming, who is a qualified and a currently licensed cosmetologist, nail technician, or esthetician in another state, upon submitting an application to the Board, a certification from the Board or licensing agency of the state in which the individual is licensed, proof of meeting the requirements of this section, and payment of the required fee, may receive a cosmetologist, nail technician, or esthetician license by endorsement without examination in this state. An individual from another state which does not require a board examination for licensure, or an individual who did not attend a cosmetology, nail technology, or esthetics school meeting requirements of the rules of the Board and the licensing entity of the state in which the school is located, shall not obtain a Wyoming license by endorsement. An individual from another state who has not practiced cosmetology, nail technology, or esthetics full time for at least one (1) year prior to application shall obtain a Wyoming license by endorsement only if he was licensed under requirements which the board determines to be at least equal to those established pursuant to this act.

Contact Information:

Wyoming Board of Cosmetology
Peter Hansen Building - East Entrance
2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 302
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-3534
http://cosmetology.wy.gov/index.htm

Board of Barber Examiners
2515 Warren Ave., Suite 302
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Telephone: 307-777-8572