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FAQ

Yes, if you are in a salon suite, you must have an establishment license. If you move suites within a building, you must notify the Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board within 10 business days. 

 

If you are renting a chair or booth in an existing licensed establishment, please select 'Salon within a Salon' when applying for a salon license. 

No. Pursuant to A.R.S. §32-506, it exempts certain people from licensure including: 

Persons who provide a service that results in the removal of hair from its follicle from around the eyebrows and from other parts of the face with the use of a single strand of cotton thread and an over-the-counter astringent, if the service does not use chemicals of any kind, wax, or any implements, instruments or tools to remove hair.

 

No. Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-10-112(M), the Board prohibits the use of products containing hazardous substances banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) such as MMA (Methyl Methacrylate Monomer) and methylene chloride from being used in a salon or school.

 

No. Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-506 (10), persons who provide a service that results in tension on hair strands or roots by twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking or braiding, if the service does not include the application of dyes, reactive chemicals or other preparations to alter the color of the hair or to straighten, curl or alter the structure of the hair, do not require a cosmetologist license. 

Yes, a licensee may perform cosmetology, aesthetics, nail technology and barbering on a customer in a location that is not a licensed salon in certain circumstances:
 

  • A licensee may perform cosmetology, aesthetics, hairstyling and nail technology on a customer in a location which is not a licensed salon when the licensee is requested by a customer to go to a place other than a licensed salon and the licensee is sent to the customer from a salon. In this situation, both the salon and the licensee are responsible for compliance with all Board statutes and rules. See A.R.S. §32-574(A)(6).
  • A licensee may perform cosmetology, aesthetics, hairstyling and nail technology on a customer-WITHOUT THE SALON'S REQUEST-in a health care facility, hospital, residential care institution, nursing home or residence of a person requiring home care because of an illness, infirmity or disability. In this situation, the licensee is responsible for compliance with all Board statutes and rules. See A.R.S. §32-574(A)(6)

No. All services are done through the website. We do not offer in-person services. 

To print your duplicate, you will log in as if you are renewing your license. 


  1. Sign into the Portal.
  2. On the right side of the dashboard, you will see your license(s) and the ability to print the duplicate for whichever you want to print.

Please ensure you have disabled any pop-up blockers prior to selecting your license(s) to print.