Oregon Cosmetology License Information
In order to obtain a license in the field of Cosmetology including: Hair Design, Barbering, Esthetics, or Nail Technology in the state of Oregon, individuals must complete the requirements listed below. Other requirements may apply.
Hair Design: 1450 hours
Barber: 1100 hours
Esthetician: 250 hours
Nail Technician: 350 hours
Students are also required to complete 150 hours in Safety/Infection Control and 100 hours of Career Development.
Licensing Fee Schedule: (Fees subject to change)
Fee schedule is for all fields. (each field requires a separate certificate)
Application Fee: $15
Exam Fee: $25
Annual Certificate of Identification (CID): $50
Biennial Practitioner Fee: $33 per certificate
Continuing Education Requirements:
Current license qualifies for examination.
If an applicant from out-of-state is currently licensed, there is no need to take the Oregon examination. For more information, please contact The Oregon Health Licensing Agency.
The Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA)
700 Summer Street NE Suite 320
Salem, Oregon 97301-1287