Louisiana Cosmetology License Information

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

Cosmetologist: 1500 hours
Esthetician: 750 hours
Manicurist: 500 hours

Licensing Fee Schedule: (Fees subject to change)

Fees to be determined by the board.

Continuing Education Requirements:


Louisiana does recognize cosmetologist, esthetician and manicurist licenses of (all) other states. Individuals will need to complete a reciprocity application and submit the application along with the required information and fees.

Contact Information:

Louisiana Board of Cosmetology
11622 Sunbelt Ct.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
866-257-7901 (toll free)