Instructor License

Cosmetology Instructor

Step Description Resources/Additional Information

You must already have an active cosmetology, aesthetics, nail technology or hairstylist license for a minimum of 1 year.


1 Take and pass both the written and practical exam through Virtual Inc. (PCS)

Testing Information

2 Pay for the license application.

License Application Payment 


Submit a license application.

  • When you go to apply, you will be brought to a payment screen.  The license application fee is $60 plus a $3 processing fee.
  • After you have submitted your licensing fee, you will be emailed the license application. Please ensure your email is accurate. If you do not receive an email, check your spam folder. If after 24 hours you still don't receive an email, please call 480-784-4539.

License Application Required Documents

Proof of Experience Form 


Renew Cosmetology Instructor License

Step Description Resource/Additional Information

Log in to the dashboard with your license number and password.

If you do not have an account, you will need to create one by clicking 'Create an Account'. 

Renew License

2 After you have sucessfully logged in, you will have a renewal button.  You can renew your license 60 days before the expiration. 


Barber Instructor

Step Description Resources/Additional Information

Log into eLicense. If you do not have a license, select "I don't have a License"

If you have a license and have not created an account in eLicense, you will need to contact the Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board at 480-784-4539 to receive a code.

Login/Register to eLicense

2 Select ‘Click Here to Apply for New License’  
3 Select the Board (Board of Barbers) and the type of license.  
4 Fill out all of the required information.