Skip to main content

Please click the icon below to download the "Candidate Information Bulletin."
Download Bulletin
• NOTE: NO personal items are to enter the testing center. PSI will not be responsible for any personal items and suggests that you leave them in a safe place of your choosing.
• Candidates will need to provide two (2) forms of identification. Candidates must register for the exam with their LEGAL first and last name as it appears on their government issued identification. All required identification below must match the first and last name under which the candidate is registered. Candidates are required to bring two (2) forms of valid (non-expired) signature bearing identification to the test site.
• One of the identifications presented must be a Government issued identification with photograph and signature. Photocopies of identification will NOT be accepted. Candidates may present two forms of ID: One Primary and One Secondary.
• PRIMARY IDENTIFICATION Choose One: State issued drivers license, State issued identification card, US Government Issued Passport, US Government Issued Military Identification Card, or US Government Issues Alien Registration Card.
• SECONDARY IDENTIFICATION Choose One: Credit Card (must be signed), Social Security Card, or US issued Birth Certificate with Raised Seal. *NOTE: Student ID and employment ID are NOT acceptable forms of identification. If the candidate fails to bring proper identification or the candidate names do not match, the candidates will not be allowed to test and their examination fee will not be refunded.
• Important: Please call 855-746-8173 to speak to a Customer Service Representative.
•  Prepare With Practice Tests.
Testing Information
»  FAQs on registration
Information Links
Exam: NM Cosmetology Theory Examination - English
This program requires pre-approval before you can sit for the exam. Please follow the instructions listed in your Candidate Information Bulletin or application materials.
NIC Cosmetology Theory Examination - English  (90 minutes)  
Other Information
  • You can take this test on Computer.
  • Kindly note that this is not an open book test.
  • Reschedule 2 days in advance before 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
  • Cancel 2 days in advance before 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
  • Schedule 1 day in advance before 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
Mandatory Portions Practical Portion Practical Portion(s)