Cosmetic Professionals

ORS 690.046
Practitioner certification requirements

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To qualify for certification as a practitioner of hair design, barbering, esthetics, nail technology or natural hair care, an applicant shall:


If the applicant is applying for certification to practice hair design, barbering, esthetics or nail technology, successfully complete all courses required by rule of the State Board of Education for graduation from a school teaching one or more fields of practice.


Successfully pass the certification examination approved, administered or recognized by the Board of Cosmetology for the field of practice in which certification is sought.


Pay the applicable fees established under ORS 676.576 (Fees).


Meet any additional requirements the Board of Cosmetology may impose by rule for certification in a particular field of practice.


A person who is certified to practice hair design or barbering under this section is authorized to practice natural hair care. [1999 c.425 §6 (enacted in lieu of 690.045); 2005 c.117 §4; 2013 c.290 §4; 2013 c.314 §36]


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Jun. 26, 2021