9 Mandatory Hours
1 Elective Hours
10 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Cosmetology license in Florida

This Cosmetology licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat.. We recommend you contact the Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat. for more detailed information or changes.
If you obtain Cosmetology licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Florida Cosmetology: Cosmetologists

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 1
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2021

Online Info

Mandatory subjects include:
1 Hour of HIV/AIDS
3 Hours of Sanitation and Sterilization
.5 Hours of OSHA
.5 Hours of Workers' Compensation
2 Hours of Florida Laws and Rules
1 Hour of Chemical Makeup
1 Hour of Environmental Issues
1 Hour of any subject related to the practice of cosmetology

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: We will report your hours electronically to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation within one business day.

*Please note, if you are taking an initial licensure course, we are unable to report that to the state. You will need to report this directly to the state if required.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat.
Phone: 8504871395
Fax: 8504888040
Address: 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399

Florida Cosmetology: Estheticians

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 1
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2021

Online Info

Mandatory subjects include:
1 Hour of HIV/AIDS
3 Hours of Sanitation and Sterilization
.5 Hours of OSHA
.5 Hours of Workers' Compensation
2 Hours of Florida Laws and Rules
1 Hour of Chemical Makeup
1 Hour of Environmental Issues
1 Hour of any subject related to the practice of cosmetology

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: We will report your hours electronically to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation within one business day.

*Please note, if you are taking an initial licensure course, we are unable to report that to the state. You will need to report this directly to the state if required.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat.
Phone: 8504871395
Fax: 8504888040
Address: 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399

Florida Cosmetology: Manicurists

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 1
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2021

Online Info

Mandatory subjects include:
1 Hour of HIV/AIDS
3 Hours of Sanitation and Sterilization
.5 Hours of OSHA
.5 Hours of Workers' Compensation
2 Hours of Florida Laws and Rules
1 Hour of Chemical Makeup
1 Hour of Environmental Issues
1 Hour of any subject related to the practice of cosmetology

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: We will report your hours electronically to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation within one business day.

*Please note, if you are taking an initial licensure course, we are unable to report that to the state. You will need to report this directly to the state if required.
Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Florida Dept of Business & Prof. Regulat.
Phone: 8504871395
Fax: 8504888040
Address: 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.