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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 any application 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 info@aequointernational.com.

All forms and applications shall be completed in its entirety to be accepted. 

Inactive Request.pdf

Student Hour Request Form.pdf

EXAMINATION APPLICATION

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

Student Registration.pdf

SHAMPOO ASSISTANT APPLICATION

Shampoo Assistant Application.pdf

CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTS

Cerfication of Education.pdf

Certification of Employment.pdf

Request for License Certification (Send License Information to Another State).pdf

INSTRUCTOR DOCUMENTS

Instructor License Application.pdf

RECIPROCITY (TRANSFER TO WV) DOCUMENTS

Transfer License to West Virginia (Reciprocity Application).pdf

BARBER APPRENTICESHIP

Barber Apprentice Application.pdf

BARBER APPRENTICE MONTHLY HOURS FORM.pdf

WAXING SPECIALIST APPLICATION

Waxing Specialist Application.pdf

New School Program Approval Application

New School Program Approval Application.pdf


 

SHOP FORMS AND APPLICATIONS

Forms required for shops or salons:

Shop Opening and License Application

Forms required for all booth renter or commissioned workers:

Booth or Chair Rental Registration

Booth Renew Closed
Booth Renew Closed
Booth Renewal
Booth Renewal
Complaint Form
Complaint Form
Individual Renewal
Individual Renewal
Licensee Lookup
Licensee Lookup
Shop Inspection
Shop Inspection
Shop Renew Closed
Shop Renew Closed
Shop Renewal
Shop Renewal
2012 Legislative Changes
2012 Legislative Changes
Conference 2013 - part 1
Conference 2013 - part 1
Conference 2013 - part 2
Conference 2013 - part 2
Curriculum Changes
Curriculum Changes
How to Become an Instructor
How to Become an Instructor
How to Open a Salon/Shop
How to Open a Salon/Shop
Inspection Process
Inspection Process
Reciprocity
Reciprocity
West Virginia State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists ; 1201 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar, West Virginia, 25064
Telephone: (304) 558-2924   |   FAX: 304-558-3450   |   E-Mail: Charlie.E.Persinger@wv.gov

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