FORMS & APPLICATIONS
If you have a foreign high school diploma, foreign transcripts from a beauty school or if you attended a domestic online high school and wish to apply for a license with the West Virginia State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists, you must have your education evaluated by a professional evaluation company. The Board has approved Aequo International as the sole provider of education evaluations for cosmetology, nail technician, hair styling, aesthetics and barbering candidates with international and domestic online education. Candidates are responsible for paying the application fee of $125. Click here to apply for an evaluation.
Candidates must submit original or official educational documents directly to Aequo International for evaluation purposes. Please do not send your documents to the West Virginia State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists, we will not evaluate them.
Once the evaluation is complete, Aequo International will send an electronic evaluation report to the board for review. If you have any questions about the education evaluation application or process, please contact Aequo International at 844.882.3786 or via email at email@example.com.
All forms and applications shall be completed in its entirety to be accepted.
Student Hour Request Form.pdf
Graduates from a West Virginia Beauty School
Work Permit Application (WV).pdf
Out-of-State Applicants Scheduled for Exam
Work Permit Application (Out-of-State).pdf
Out-of-State Beauty School Graduates
By clicking on the link below you will be directed to our third-party testing company.
Out-of-State Examination Application
REGISTRATION FORMS AND APPLICATIONS
Application for Registration (Initial [1st time] License).pdf - This must be completed by individuals testing under the third party examiner.
Booth or Chair Rental Registration.pdf
SHAMPOO ASSISTANT APPLICATION
Shampoo Assistant Application.pdf
Cerfication of Education.pdf
Certification of Employment.pdf
Request for License Certification (Send License Information to Another State).pdf
Instructor Interview Request.pdf
Instructor License Application.pdf
RECIPROCITY (TRANSFER TO WV) DOCUMENTS
Transfer License to West Virginia (Reciprocity Application).pdf
Barber Apprentice Application.pdf
BARBER APPRENTICE MONTHLY HOURS FORM.pdf