Exam Information

Cosmetology, Aesthetician and Nail Technology

Step Description Resource/Additional Information
1

Register online with Virtual Inc. (PCS) to take the examination.

  • Click "Applicants & Candidates"
  • Click "Cosmetology & Barbering"
  • Click "Arizona"
  • Click on "Type of Examination"
  • Click "Create an account"
  • Pay $177.00 by credit card to Virtual Incorporated for both the written & practical exam

Register with PCS

Virtual Inc. will notify you by email of the practical examination date and give the instructions on scheduling the written exam.

The Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board does not notify candidates for any examination date.

2

After passing both exams, you can submit a License Application with the Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board. The Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board will receive your test results directly from PCS.

License Application

License Application Requirements

After License Submittal It currently takes 14 business days for a personal license to be issued.

 
 
 

 

Barber

Step Description Resource/Additional Information
1

Register online with Virtual Inc. (PCS) to take the examination.

  • Click "Applicants & Candidates"
  • Click "Cosmetology & Barbering"
  • Click "Arizona"
  • Click on "Type of Examination"
  • Click "Create an account"
  • Pay $177.00 by credit card to Virtual Incorporated for both the written & practical exam

Register with PCS

Virtual Inc. will notify you by email of the practical examination date and give the instructions on scheduling the written exam.

The Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board does not notify candidates for any examination date.

2

After passing both exams, you can submit a License Application with the Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board. The Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board will receive your test results directly from PCS.

Register with eLicense