NYS Department of State Division of Licensing Services

  • NYS Cosmetology Licensing Application Procedures

    (For a 6 month Temporary License)

    This information is for anyone who will have completed 1000 hours after May 2014.

    NYS Department of State Division of Licensing Website

    • Print out the health certification form that is attached

    • Make a doctor appointment for a physical

    • Take the form to your appointment and have the doctor sign it
      Note: you must apply for your temporary license within 30 days of the signed health certification form. (This means you need the form signed first.)

    • After you have this document signed you must upload it to this NYS License Center webpage

    • You must fill out the credit card authorization form that is attached to the account you set up in order to apply for your licensing
      Note: They will bill this credit card account for the amount that is required for a 6 month Temporary License