Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing


Apply for License - Maryland Board of Cosmetologists


Original License
After successfully completing the examination, you will receive instructions in the mail on how to obtain your license. It will take approximately 10 working days, after you complete the examination, to receive your instructions.

Current License Period
Two year - staggered expiration dates

Licensing by Endorsement (Reciprocal)
An individual, who possesses a current license in another state and who can provide certification that their license was obtained under the same standards as required in Maryland and is in good standing and current, is eligible for a license by endorsement (reciprocity).

Maryland Board of Cosmetologists
500 N. Calvert Street
Room 201
Baltimore, Maryland 21202