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• 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.
• Click here to buy books, reference, and prep materials at the PSI Online Store!
• Effective August 2, 2019, applicants for barber, cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, and nail technician licenses by examination can substitute work experience obtained in a foreign country for the required contact hours, using a ratio of three months of experience for every one hundred contact hours. The hours required for disinfection, cleaning, safe work practices, and review of laws and rules are not eligible for substitution.
•  Prepare With Practice Tests.
• Licensure by Examination Online Application
Use the following link to apply for licensure by examination using our new online tool.
Online application
• Licensure by Examination Application Form
Use the following form to apply for licensure by examination.
Licensure by Examination Application Form
• Subject Matter Expert Form
Licensed practictioners interested in being Subject Matter Experts for the Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure should complete the following application.
• Organizations who wish to prepay for their candidates
should download and complete the Exam Voucher Order Form and return with payment to PSI
 
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Barber Record of Completion Certificate
Cosmetology Record of Completion Certificate
Esthetician Record of Completion Certificate
Hairstylist Record of Completion Certificate
Nail Technician Record of Completion Certificate
Criminal Disclosure Letter
Affidavit of Eligibility Form
Social Security Number Affidavit Form
Training School Authorized Signature Form
Application Information Checklist
Foreign Experience Affidavit
Skilled Immigrants Licensing Guide
Exam: CO Nail Technician Examination
Sponsor: Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure
 
This program requires that you have completed a Licensure by Examination Application and have had the application approved prior to scheduling your test. You can apply either Online or in paper.
 
   
Portions  
Portion
CO Nail Technician Practical Examination  (90 minutes)   Practical Portion
CO Nail Technician Written Examination  (100 minutes)  
 
Fee Cost($)
CO Nail Technician Practical Examination 69.00
CO Nail Technician Written Examination 55.00
 
Retake Fee Cost($)
CO Nail Technician Practical Examination 67.00
CO Nail Technician Written Examination 52.00
 
   
Other Information
  • Theory test can be taken on Computer.
    Practical test cannot be taken on Computer or by Paper and Pencil.
  • 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)