Illinois Hair Braider Licensing

• 23 June 2021

Illinois Licensing Overview for a Hair Braider

Licensing for a hair braider in Illinois is controlled by the Illinois Board of Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Hair Braider in Illinois

Specific requirements to perform hair braider services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a hair braider license?

Hair braiders must complete 300 hours of training specific to the field.

What’s the state licensing site for a hair braider?

Illinois Board of Cosmetology

What are some training programs available for a hair braider?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Licenses renews on October 31 in even-numbered years.

What are fees associated with licensing?


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