South Dakota Hair Braider Licensing

• 23 June 2021

South Dakota Licensing Overview for a Hair Braider

Licensing for a hair braider in South Dakota is controlled by the South Dakota Cosmetology Commission .

General Guidelines for a Hair Braider in South Dakota

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?

There is no separate license for hair braiders, so to work in South Dakota you must complete 2,100 hours of education in cosmetology and obtain a full cosmetology license.

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

South Dakota Cosmetology Commission

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 annually before licensee’s birth date

What are fees associated with licensing?


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