New Hampshire Cosmetology License Information
In order to obtain a license in Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, or Manicuring in the state of New Hampshire, individuals must complete the requirements listed below. Other requirements may apply.
Barber: 800 hours (1600 hours apprentice)
Cosmetology: 1500 hours (3000 hours apprentice)
Esthetics: 600 hours
Manicurist: 300 hours
Licensing Fee Schedule: (Fees subject to change)
Fees are established by the board.
Continuing Education Requirements:
Only for instructors at this time.
Applicants must prove1500 hours of Barbering or Cosmetology schooling or have a notarized letter stating 3000 hours of work experience have been completed. Estheticians must have 600 hours of schooling or a notarized letter stating 1200 hours of work experience have been completed. Manicurists need 300 hours of schooling or a notarized letter stating 600 hours of work experience have been completed.
New Hampshire State Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics
2 Industrial Park Dr.
Concord, NH 03301