New Jersey Hair Braider Licensing

• 24 April 2020

New Jersey Licensing Overview for a Hair Braider

Licensing for a hair braider in New Jersey is controlled by the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling.

General Guidelines for a Hair Braider in New Jersey

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?

Cosmetologists and hairstylists

General requirements for a hair braider license?

New Jersey hair braiders must complete a training program of at least 1,200 hours.

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

New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling

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 biannually in even-numbered years

What are fees associated with licensing?


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