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North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
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Individuals Licensed in another State

Requirements (2 items):

  1. Hold a current license in good standing (no disciplinary actions)
  2. Be licensed in a state that offers reciprocity to North Carolina


How to Transfer:

If you are licensed in Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Texas, or West Virginia:

  1. Have your state licensing agency send a certification via email or mail to:

Email:            certifications@nccosmeticarts.com

Mail:              NC Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

                                1207 Front Street, Suite 110

                                Raleigh, NC 27609

We do not accept fax submissions. Certifications are held on file for either 90 days or until the date of expiration, whichever comes first.

Check the list below for your name. Once you are on this list, you may submit the application.

 

If you are licensed in any other state, submit the application online or by mail:

Online 
By Mail

Fees:

$35 – Apprentice, Esthetician, Manicurist, Natural Hair Care and Teacher licenses
$64 – Cosmetologist license

Incorrect payments will be returned unprocessed. If you do not meet the requirements listed above, your payment will be returned unprocessed. 

Other Important Information:

  • Reciprocity licenses will not be granted for hair braiders, manicurist or estheticians in the state of Florida.
  • Reciprocity licenses will not be granted for hair braiders in the state of Texas or South Carolina.
  • Teacher's licenses cannot be obtained without first holding a current license for practice in the corresponding discipline.  Ex: Only NC licensed cosmetologists may obtain a NC cosmetology teacher's license.  

 

This listing updated 9/2/2015 License Approved from Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Texas, or West Virginia:

 

Adkins, Emilee TX
Bourbeau, Teresa NH
Bui, Hoang TX
Bui, Lan AR
Campbell, Samantha TX
Devontenno, Tonya WV
Doran, Daniel TX
Duong, Tuan TX
Ho, Myhanh Thi TX
Huynh, Hong TX
Huynh, Johnny TX
Klein, Kevin OK
Le, Loc TX
Le, Lam TX
Le, Binh TX
Lyons, Stephanie TX
Montpetit, Michele NH
Montpetit, Michele NH
Myers, Julie TX
Neill, Eva TX
Ngo, Huong TX
Nguyen, Phuong TX
Nguyen, Bich TX
Nguyen, Lan TX
Nguyen, Bich TX
Nguyen, Thu TX
Nguyen, My Thi Diem TX
Nguyen, Tuyet TX
Nguyen, Lich TX
Nguyen, Tai TX
Nie, Cuih AK
Petty, Tristy OK
Pezeshk, Naaz TX
Pham, Phat TX
Pham, Linh TX
Pham, Dan TX
Phan, Ha TX
Phung, Thanh TX
Rocham, Phuch AK
Scott, Audra TX
Siu, H Nhop AK
Smith, Jill KS
Sokalski, Samantha TX
Tep, Yoeun AK
Tran, Phuong TX
Tran, Phong TX
Tran, Trung TX
Tran, Nhi TX
Tran, Su TX
Tran, Nhung Thi Tuyet TX
Tran, Dimchau TX
Tran, Hong TX
Truong, Hoa TX
Truong, Hoa TX
Truong, Steven TX
Y, Lysa Trinh TX
Yo, Man AK