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What are the different types of salon licenses?
How can I get an Advanced license?
What are the different types of personal cosmetology licenses?
What are the license statuses and credential definitions?
How do I apply for an Independent Contractor (IC) license?
How can I obtain a cosmetology license in the state of Ohio if I am currently licensed in another state?
How long can my license be kept in Escrow?
How can I get a license for a salon?
I have an Ohio license, how can I transfer my license to another state?
How can I update my Board approved photo for my license?
How can I get an instructor's license?
How do I update my license address online?
How can I take the exam in Ohio if I went to school in another state?
Can a salon be combined with another type of facility or business?
How can I reactivate my current, Escrowed 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?
How do I get a duplicate license?
What is Continuing Education (C.E.)?
How do I determine the status of my license?
What should I do if I want to make a change to the salon?
What happens after an Inspection Report with Violations is signed?
What is the Board's jurisdiction in a salon?
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?
I do not own a computer or use a computer.
I do not have a credit card or I do not use credit cards on the Internet.
How can I get a permit for a tanning Facility?
Who is responsible for cleaning and disinfecting the tanning beds/booths?
Can a tanning facility be combined with another type of facility or business?