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North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

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 Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, 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.
  • 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 11/25/2014 License Approved from Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, or West Virginia:

 

Pataky, Bailey AR
Taggart, Marguerite AR
Fazi, Marie AZ
Fortner, Jill KS
Kenney, Jenna KS
Turner, Mattie KS
Nguyen, Khiem KY
White, Michelle KY
Davis, Benita MS
Willette, Heather MS
Davis, Keri NH
Gray, Karissa NH
McDonough, Lauren NH
Modica, Ashley NH
Quillin, Claire NH
Smith, Tekiyah NH
Herrera, Brittany OK
Nguyen, Trang OK
Rogers, Timeka OK
Dearfield, Oauge WV
Heyliger, Shefica WV
Hoosier, Stacy WV
Sperry, Rebecca WV
Wemmering, Crystal WV