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Apply for an Original Apprentice Permit - Cosmetologists

Application process

  1. Download and complete the Apprenticeship Sponsorship form (Word). E-mail the completed form to barbers.cos@maryland.gov.
  2. Apply online for an original apprentice license online.
  3. Both the sponsor and the apprentice must participate in an orientation class administered by the Board. Once your completed application is approved we will notify you with a date to attend next available orientation session. Note: Sponsors that have already completed orientation, will not have to attend again.

Apprentice/Sponsor Portal