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North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
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The Board is in the process of transitioning between examination vendors and Prov will accept scheduling appointments and payments starting on December 15, 2022.  All candidates needing to get a temporary permit or to apply for examination to prevent school hours from expiring between November 16, 2022 and December 14, 2022 may apply with the Board and must use this form: Examination Application


Temporary Permits

Each graduate is eligible for a temporary permit if the following is complete:
1. Graduation paperwork is submitted to the Board (this is completed by the school)
2. The graduate submits the examination application (within 3 months of the date of graduation AND after the date of graduation).
3. The graduate submits the temporary permit form and $5 fee to the Board office.

All permits are valid for 6 months after the date of graduation. Permits cannot be renewed.