FOR THE PUBLIC
BOARD MEETINGS & AGENDAS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CUSTOMER SERVICE SURVEY
CONTINUING EDUCATION - COSMETOLOGY
SEARCH FOR CLASSES
HUMAN TRAFFICKING / LAWS & RULES CLASS
BE A PROVIDER
NEWLY ADOPTED RULES
INFECTION CONTROL STANDARDS
GUIDE OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE RULE-MAKING PROCESS
COSMETOLOGY EXAMINATIONS INFORMATION
BARBER EXAMINATIONS INFORMATION
Frequently Asked Questions
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FAQ's For Ohio Licensees
FAQ's for Unlicensed Individuals or those Trained and/or Licensed Outside of Ohio
Instructions for Students
FAQ's for Salon License
FAQ's for Tanning Facility License
How can I get an Advanced license?
What are the different types of salon licenses?
What are the license statuses and credential definitions?
What are the different types of personal cosmetology licenses?
How can I obtain a cosmetology license in the state of Ohio if I am currently licensed in another state?
How do I apply for an Independent Contractor (IC) license?
I have an Ohio license, how can I transfer my license to another state?
How can I get a license for a salon?
How long can my license be kept in Escrow?
How can I get an instructor's license?
How can I update my Board approved photo for my license?
How can I take the exam in Ohio if I went to school in another state?
How do I update my license address online?
Can a salon be combined with another type of facility or business?
How do I get a duplicate license?
What is Amnesty and how can I take advantage of it?
Do I need to list my continuing education classes or include my certificate with my online license renewal?
What is Continuing Education (C.E.)?
How can I reactivate my current, Escrowed license?
How do I determine the status of my license?
What should I do if I want to make a change to the salon?
What is the Board's jurisdiction in a salon?
What happens after an Inspection Report with Violations is signed?
OSBC Cleaning, Disinfecting and Storing Implement Guidelines
How can I file a complaint?
Is certification required to operate indoor tanning equipmnent?
Are spray-on, mist-on, or sunless tanning services reqiured to be provided in a permitted tanning facitly?
How can I get a permit for a tanning Facility?
Who is responsible for cleaning and disinfecting the tanning beds/booths?
I do not have a credit card or I do not use credit cards on the Internet.
Can a tanning facility be combined with another type of facility or business?
I do not own a computer or use a computer.