Kentucky Hair Braider Licensing

• 24 April 2020

Kentucky Licensing Overview for a Hair Braider

Licensing for a hair braider in Kentucky is controlled by the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers & Cosmetologists.

General Guidelines for a Hair Braider in Kentucky

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 cannot complete just a separate braiding course to become licensed. Instead, they must get at least 1,800 hours of education in an approved cosmetology program.

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

Kentucky Board of Hairdressers & Cosmetologists

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?

License renews every year between July 1 – 31

What are fees associated with licensing?


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