Iowa Hair Braider Licensing

• 23 June 2021

Iowa Licensing Overview for a Hair Braider

Licensing for a hair braider in Iowa is controlled by the Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.

General Guidelines for a Hair Braider in Iowa

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?

Aspiring braiders must complete a training program of no fewer than 300 hours. When you complete this program and pass your licensure exam, you can begin working as a hair braider.

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

Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences

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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?


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