3 Mandatory Hours
0 Elective Hours
3 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Cosmetology license in Ohio

This Cosmetology licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the The Ohio State Board of Cosmetology. We recommend you contact the The Ohio State Board of Cosmetology for more detailed information or changes.
If you obtain Cosmetology licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Ohio Cosmetology: ALL

Total Hours Required: 3
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 01/15/2021

Online Info

Required Subjects:

  • 1 hour of Ohio Laws and Rules (Ohio State Board is the only provider of this requirement, must be completed on their website at www.cos.oh.gov
  • 2 hours of Sanitation and Safety
Timed Requirement:
Online courses are all timed which requires 50 minutes of seat-time per CE hour. 

Online Limitations

For the 2021 Renewal Cycle the board has waived the 5 hours of CE related to your scope of practice.  

You only need to complete the mandatory 1 hour of Laws and Rules and 2 hours of Sanitation and Safety.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

We will report your hours electronically to CEBroker withinone business day.  CEBroker is theofficial CE tracking system for your state licensing board.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: The Ohio State Board of Cosmetology
Phone: 6144663834
Address: 1929 Gateway Circle Grove City, OH 43123

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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.