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GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSING ADMINISTRATION BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMS FOR A COSMETOLOGY LICENSE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Your interest in becoming licensed in the cosmetology industry in the District of Columbia is welcome. We look forward to providing expedient and professional service. However, the quality of our service is dependent on the completeness of your application. Please read the instructions carefully. All fees are earned when paid, and cannot be transferred or refunded except as specified in these instructions. This package contains the forms to apply for a barber or cosmetology license in the District of Columbia. Follow the instructions provided below and complete all sections. If you require more space for work experience or need to provide explanations for screening questions, attach typed responses to the form. THE APPLICATION PROCESS Upon submission of the required application documents, the District of Columbia Board of Cosmetology will review your application. Upon final approval of your application, you will either be issued a license to practice in the District of Columbia or be authorized to sit for the District of Columbia Barber/Cosmetology Written and Practical Examination if you are applying for a license by examination or re-examination. Apprenticeship applicants will receive a certificate of registration. If you submit an application that is incomplete or otherwise deficient, the Pearson VUE processing staff will notify you of the deficiencies. If the Board has any additional questions or concerns, they will contact you directly. WHERE TO FILE All license applications, supporting documents for licensure, and licensing fees should be sent to the following address: Pearson VUE Department DC-Cosmetology Metro-Plex I, Suite 250 8401 Corporate Drive Landover, MD 20785 If you have any questions about completing this application, please contact the Pearson VUE toll-free Customer Service line at 1-877-374-1155 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Please read these instructions carefully to facilitate prompt processing of your application. Illegible applications submitted without required notarization or with incorrect fees will be returned in their entirety, including fees. Please print or type all information except signatures.

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EXAMINATIONS AND FILING DEADLINES All Cosmetology applicants, except apprentice applicants and those that are currently licensed in another state that qualify for endorsement, must pass the District of Columbia examination. Computerized examinations are administered each weekday on a first come, first serve basis and the practical examination is offered six (6) times a year according to the following schedule: January, March, May, July, September and November. If you are approved by the Board to sit for the examination, you will receive your Authorization Letter to schedule your examination directly from the Examination Unit. You will also receive an information bulletin to help you prepare for the examination. Please note: Candidates who pass the Cosmetology Theory examination will be automatically registered for the next regularly scheduled Cosmetology Practical examination, per the schedule noted above, by the Examination Unit. Important: There is no re-scheduling of the Cosmetology Practical examination unless the candidate provides official documentation of an emergency, such as a doctors excuse, police report, etc. Candidates who fail any part of the Cosmetology examination (Theory or Practical) shall file a new application with the Board as a re-examination applicant and pay the required re-examination fee. Candidates who fail any part of the Cosmetology Practical examination must retake the failed part of the practical examination within the period of the next five (5) consecutive regular practical examination offerings, per the schedule noted above. If an applicant has not been re-examined within the period of the next five (5) consecutive regular practical examination offerings, the applicant shall forfeit all credits for those part(s) that the applicant passed and shall subsequently be re-examined as though applying for the first time. If a candidate does not show for any part of the Cosmetology examination (Theory or Practical) as registered, he/she will be marked absent and must file a new application with the Board as a re-examination applicant and pay the required re-examination fee. SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS When requesting Special Accommodations, you must submit your request in writing along with your application and provide supporting documentation from your doctor. PENDING APPLICATIONS Pending license applications will become invalid after 90 days if the application has not been completed due to failure to submit required documents. Should the applicant wish to pursue licensure after that time, he/she must submit and pay the required fee once again. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL APPLICANTS All applicants for a license in the District of Columbia shall meet the following requirements: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Applicant must be at least 17 years of age. Must have completed tenth (10 ) grade or higher. An applicant for Electrologist is required to have a high school diploma or GED. Must not have been convicted of a crime or moral turpitude which bears directly on the applicant's fitness to be licensed. Must submit two passport-type photos of the applicant's face, approximately 2" x 2" with the applicant's name printed on the back. Home snapshots and computer photographs are not acceptable. Must submit a complete and notarized application, including required supporting documents and total fees. Submit a Formal Education Certificate completed by the school and its seal affixed, Must be in a sealed envelope, verifying successful completion of the required cosmetology education program hours (Examination applicants); OR Submit a Letter of Certification/Verification of Licensure from current licensing jurisdiction. Must be in a sealed envelope, verifying successful completion of a National Examination (Endorsement applicants.)

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IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TEMPORARY LICENSE APPLICANTS Temporary licenses are issued to Cosmetology Operator and Manicurist examination candidates only. Temporary license applications must be filed at the same time as the application for examination, including all applicable fees and supporting documentation. Temporary licenses will not be issued after scheduling the examination. The temporary license is valid for sixty (60) days from the date of issuance. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN-EDUCATED APPLICANTS The Board may grant a license to an applicant who was educated outside of the United States when an applicant meets the following requirements: 1. Must have met the requirements noted in items 1 through 5 above in the GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL APPLICANTS Section; and 2. Must apply by examination and satisfactorily complete the examination administered by the Board; and 3. Submit proof of an official transcript, or notarized copy of the degree, diploma or certificate indicating that the applicant has completed a cosmetology program in a country other than the United States and its territories or comparable experience and training in other specialties; 4. Submit evidence satisfactory to the Board of the applicant's competency in the English language. Note: If the documents required by this section are in a language other than English, an applicant shall arrange for its translation into English by a professional translation service acceptable to the Board, at the applicant's own expense, and shall submit translation on the translator's official stationery that is signed and dated by the translator attesting to its accuracy.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR DEMONSTRATOR APPLICANTS 1. If applying for a Class D demonstrator license, a letter of employment verification on company letterhead must accompany the application. 2. Applicants for a Class C or D demonstrator licenses must be agents or employees of manufacturers in order to conduct sales demonstrations, lectures, and expositions. A Class C Demonstrator may only apply cosmetic products upon themselves or other agents of the cosmetic company, or to train employees of District merchants in the use of a product. A Class D Demonstrator license allows the agent to physically apply cosmetic products upon members of the public. Demonstrators must register with the Board within three (3) days of such employment. No person shall charge a fee to the public for the services rendered or the materials used in connection with a demonstration.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR MASTER ESTHETICIAN MANAGER APPLICANTS (by Waiver) 1. If you are applying by Other (waiver of exam) for Master Esthetician Manager license, you must request a current National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufactures/Distributors & Association (NCEA) certification; submit it with your application directly to Pearson VUE. 2. Pursuant to 17 DCMR § 3703.24 Esthetician Operators, Cosmetology Operators, and Specialty Cosmetology Managers who have been providing services or managing a shop that provides services which must now be provided by and supervised by individuals who possess a master esthetician license must obtain a master esthetician manager license no later than two (2) years (January 8, 2012) from the date this section was published in the D.C. Register as a final rulemaking on January 8, 2010.

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SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR APPRENTICE APPLICANTS 1. All apprentice applicants should first contact the DC Apprenticeship Council to apply to the Cosmetology Apprentice Program: An individual shall be registered by the Board before the individual may serve as an apprentice in a Board approved beauty salon or barber shop in the District. District of Columbia Apprentice Council 604 H Street, NE #405 Washington, DC 20002 202-698-5009 2. Acceptance into the Cosmetology Apprentice Program requires the applicant agrees to meet basic requirements and agrees to complete 500 Classroom theory hours (§3704.5 listed below) and a minimum of 2000 hours of apprenticeship work experience. The work experience component is to be at least twenty (20) hours per week, not less than one (1) year but last no longer than two (2) years from the date of registration. a. All classroom theory training must be completed before beginning the work experience part of the apprenticeship. The classroom training must occur in a Board approved school or continuing education course and shall consist of the following: 500 Classroom theory hours for consisting of the following: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) 15 10 150 50 25 50 150 50 Shampooing Scalp Treatments Chemical Straightening Personal Hygiene Ethics, Salesmanship Courtesy, Conduct, D.C. Law Anatomy, Physiology, Bacteriology, Pathology, Chemistry, Electricity Sanitation

b. Upon completion of classroom theory hours the Apprentice must submit an application to the Board via Pearson VUE to receive a Certificate of Registration. c. Each registered apprentice shall display the certificate of registration conspicuously in the apprentice's place of employment or training and shall wear identification clearly showing that the individual is an apprentice. Work as a "shampooer", by whatever name known, shall not be credited towards the work experience component of the apprenticeship.

3. A cosmetology apprenticeship may fulfill only the training and experience requirement of Cosmetology Regulations. Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the apprentice shall sit for examination within six (6) months or lose credit for all training and experience gained in the apprenticeship. Registration as an apprentice is limited to a term of two years from the date of registration. A request for an extension of time must be made in writing and filed with the Board no later than thirty (30) days before the expiration of the apprenticeship. The board shall notify the apprentice within sixty (60) days for receiving the request for extension whether it approved or denied the request. Any extension of time granted by the Board shall expire no later than one hundred eighty (180) days from the date that the Board approved the extension. 4. The apprentice registration shall only be valid for training and experience in the barbering or cosmetology trades and is not valid for training and experience in any of the specialty cosmetology licenses.

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SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS MANAGERS

COSMETOLOGY

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OWNER

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DESIGNATED

An applicant applying for a Cosmetology Salon, Cosmetology Booth, or Cosmetology Specialist Salon Owner license is also required to submit the following with the application: 1. Proof of application for a Basic Business License (BBL) as a Cosmetology Salon, Cosmetology Booth, or Cosmetology Specialist Salon Owner. 2. Proof of FEIN Number or Tax ID Number issued by the IRS or by the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR). 3. A completed Designated Manager Form*. 4. The original 5" X 7" license of the proposed Designated Manager. 5. A Copy of the Certificate of Occupancy or a Home Occupancy Permit. 6. An original Certificate of Good Standing for a Corporation or LLC; not applicable for sole proprietor. 7. An original Certificate of Registration; if using a Trade Name (or Doing Business As "DBA"). *The Designated Manager is responsible for all work performed on behalf of the Cosmetology Salon. For a Cosmetology Specialist Salon, the Designated Manager must either be qualified or licensed as a Specialist Manager in the same specialty, or be a Cosmetology Manager. A Cosmetology Salon Owner must designate a Cosmetology Manager and may not have a Specialist Manager as its Designated Manager. A Manager applicant may be licensed as a Designated Manager at the time of his/her initial licensure as a Manager or may change to a Designated Manager at a later time by submitting a Designated Manager form (including $30 fee for updating and reprinting the manager license) or supplemental renewal form (no fee at renewal time). Upon termination of the employer/manager relationship, the barber shop/cosmetology salon must designate another manager in order to remain in compliance.

COMPLETING THE LICENSE APPLICATION Section 1. Requested License Type / Fees a. The methods for becoming licensed in the District of Columbia are outlined below. The one letter code/abbreviation for each origin is indicated in parenthesis. Write the correct origin code and description on the "Method (Origin) of Application" line in section one of your new license application. E ­ Examination R ­ Re-Examination O ­ Other O ­ Other Successful completion of the DC Cosmetology examination on the first attempt and meet other requirements. Successful completion of the DC Cosmetology on the second or a later attempt and meet other requirements. All license types which may not be required to take the DC examination (such as Apprentice, Temporary Operator, Master Esthetician Instructor, Demonstrator, Cosmetology Salon/Booth Owners) and meet other requirements. Waiver of Exam ­ Master Esthetician Manager Only (see page 3 of the instructions) Hold a Cosmetology license in good standing in another state/jurisdiction with standards that are comparable to DC's requirements; and must provide proof from your original state or jurisdiction of successful completion of the NIC national examination.

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b. Write the abbreviation and description for the license type for which you are applying on the "Requested License Type" line provided in section one of the application. Select from the license prefixes in the table below.

License Prefix

License Descriptions Cosmetology Apprentice Cosmetology Salon Owner Cosmetology Booth Owner Cosmetology Instructor

Possible License Origins (Methods) O ­ Other O ­ Other O ­ Other E ­ Examination R ­ Re-Examination N ­ Endorsement E ­ Examination R ­ Re-Examination N ­ Endorsement E ­ Examination R ­ Re-Examination N ­ Endorsement O ­ Other O ­ Other O ­ Other O ­ Other E ­ Examination R ­ Re-Examination N ­ Endorsement E ­ Examination R ­ Re-Examination N ­ Endorsement O ­ Other** E ­ Examination R ­ Re-Examination N ­ Endorsement O ­ Other

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Cosmetology Manager

Cosmetology Operator

Cosmetology Demonstrator ­ Class C Cosmetology Demonstrator ­ Class D Cosmetology Temporary Operator Cosmetology Specialist Salon Owner Cosmetology Specialist Instructor

Cosmetology Specialist Manager

CSP CST

Cosmetology Specialist Operator

Exam Fee $0 $0 $0 $55 $55 $0 $55 $55 $0 $55 $55 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $55 $55 $0 $55 $55 $0 $0 $55 $55 $0 $0

Application Fee $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65 $65

License Fee $110* $110 $110 $110 $0 $110 $110 $0 $110 $110 $0 $110 $110 $110 $110 $110 $110 $0 $110 $110 $0 $110 $110 $110 $0 $110 $110

Total Due $175 $175 $175 $230 $120 $175 $230 $120 $175 $230 $120 $175 $175 $175 $175 $175 $230 $120 $175 $230 $120 $175 $175 $230 $120 $175 $175

Cosmetology Spec Temporary Operator

* This is a Registration Certificate Fee

** Waiver by Exam ­ Applicable for applicants for the CMEM (Master Esthetician Manager) specialty ONLY. Application by waiver expires January 8, 2012.

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If you are applying for a specialist license, then write the code and description that corresponds to the specialty for which you are applying on the "Requested Specialty" line. Select from the following:

Specialty Code ESTH CMEM CMEI ELEC NAIL BRAID C D

Specialty Description Basic Esthetician Master Esthetician Manager Master Esthetician Instructor Electrologist Manicurist [Nail Technician] Braiding Class C [Demonstrators only] Class D [Demonstrators only]

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d. You may pay the application and license fee by a personal, cashier's check or money order. It is recommended that you pay by check, so that you have ready proof of payment. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Pearson VUE and submitted with your application packet. Do NOT send cash. Please print your name on your check, if it is not pre-printed. The Total Enclosed amount is the fee that must be paid for your DC license to be processed. Your new license fee includes one new license print showing the new effective date and expiration date. A charge of $65.00 will be imposed for dishonored checks (Public Law 89-208). Please submit your DC exam scheduling form with your application and payment to Pearson VUE. The application portion of the fee is NOT refundable. The license fee portion of the payment is refundable in the event of final denial of a license or a request from an applicant to close the application request. In the latter event, you will have to file all documents again, should you subsequently decide to apply for licensure. It will take approximately six (6) weeks after denial or withdrawal for you to receive your refund. If Pearson VUE is unable to process your application because you have failed the exam, you will not automatically receive a refund. Instead, your license fee and all supporting documents will be retained and applied to your next application by Re-Examination. You have one (1) year from the time of the last application submission to meet the licensing requirements or you will have to re-apply as a new applicant. e. Should you need to obtain additional copies of your license to comply with laws and regulations pertaining to displaying your license at each office where you conduct business, you may order up to two (2) duplicate licenses (for $30 fees each, etc.). Mark the "duplicate license" box and indicate the number of duplicates needed on the line provided. Indicate the total amount due for duplicates on the line to the right. DC Cosmetology licenses expire on April 15 of even-numbered years. Your initial license will be valid for the balance of the current renewal cycle. You will be mailed a renewal notice (to your address of record) approximately three (3) months before the expiration of your license. Upon completion of the renewal form and payment of the renewal fee, your license will be renewed for a two-year period. Section 2. Applicant Name / Demographic Information

Enter your full legal name exactly as it should appear on your driver's license or government issued ID. Due to the most recent amendment to the D.C. laws (DC Law 13-269 ­ "Child Support and Welfare Reform compliance Amendment Act of 2000," effective March 31, 2001), the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs is now required to collect and maintain Social Security Numbers in licensee files. All applicants must be at least 17 years of age. Section 3. Previous Names

List any other names you have used in the past on the lines provided. If your name has changed at any point since you first attended a college or university, you must provide a copy of a legal name change document for EACH time that it has changed. Acceptable documents include a marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order. Sections 4A. & B. Home Address / Business Address

Include both your home and business addresses in the sections provided. PO Boxes are not acceptable. You are required by regulation to report all changes of your business or residence address within thirty (30) days to Pearson VUE on behalf of the Board. Should you fail to advise the Board of your current addresses, you may not receive your renewal notice; however, pursuant to DC Municipal Regulations Title 17, Chapter 40, Section 4005.4, you are fully responsible for renewing even in the event that you do not receive a renewal notice. Section 4C. Preferred Mailing Address

Place an "X" in the appropriate box to indicate your preferred mailing address. This will be the address to which all future licensing documents will be mailed. The address that appears on your license will vary by license type. Most barber and cosmetology licenses show the HOME address. The Barber Shop/Cosmetology Salon Owner and Designated Manager license types show the BUSINESS address of the Barber Shop/Cosmetology Salon Owner.

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Section 5A.

Professional/Trade Schools Attended

List all schools that you have attended (including professional and trade schools) in reverse chronological order, beginning with the most recent at the top. Cosmetology applicants must have received eighth grade or equivalent education. All applicants must submit proof of completion of the required barber or cosmetology education program via an official certificate or a notarized copy of graduation certificate in a sealed envelope that has not been opened by the applicant (if applicable for apprentice applicants). Manager and Instructor applicants do not need to resubmit documents that were submitted with their Operator applications. See Section 6C of this instruction packet for number of hours required by license type. Section 5B. Work Experience

List all work experience since graduation from college or university, or trade school, in reverse chronological order, beginning with the most recent (not applicable for apprentice). Use the key provided to describe the "Type of Position." See section 5C of these instructions to determine the number of hours required by license type. Specialty applicants must submit notarized employment verification on company letterhead, must contain the following information: a. Dates of employment b. Description of duties performed in detail c. Signature of a currently licensed Manager or Owner who represents the employer d. Manager's or Owner's license number and state of licensure NOTE: If the applicant has been self-employed, verification of licensure from the state in which the license was issued must be provided. Section 5C. Professional Licenses in Other States / Jurisdictions

List all professional licenses held in other states/jurisdictions. If applying by Endorsement, be sure to include an Original Letter of Certification/Verification for Licensure from your most current state of licensure. Section 6. Screening Questions

If you answer "no" to question A or "yes" to questions B through I, please provide a complete explanation on a separate sheet of paper. If more space is required to fully answer questions, attach additional sheets with typed responses. False or misleading statements will be cause for disciplinary action and could be cause for criminal prosecution pursuant to DC Code 22-2514. Section 7. Applicant Affidavit

The application must be signed by the applicant and notarized. However, it does not need to be notarized in the District of Columbia. Section 8. Sponsor's Affidavit

This section is not applicable for Cosmetology licensing. Section 9. Supporting Documents Required

The required supporting documents are listed in this section. Place an "X" in the "YES" box for each item you have included with your application package or requested to be sent under separate cover to Pearson VUE on behalf of the Board of Barber and Cosmetology. Place an "X" in the "NO" box for each item that does not apply for the license type/method for which you are applying. Keep a photocopy of all supporting documents for your records.

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SUMMARY OF LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS There are a variety of combinations of education, training, continuous work experience, and licensure in other states/jurisdictions, which can qualify a cosmetology applicant for licensure. The tables on the following pages outline the various options and combinations. Requirements for Cosmetology Operator License Passed DC operator examination(s) Passed national operator exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training from approved school* Continuous work experience/license level Current operator license in another jurisdiction Apprenticeship Hours with approved shop and trainer Examination Option 1 Yes N/A 1,500 N/A N/A N/A Examination Option 2 Yes N/A 500 & 1500* N/A N/A N/A Examination Option 3 Yes** N/A 500 N/A N/A 2000 Endorsement Option 1 N/A Yes 1,500 N/A Yes N/A Endorsement Option 2 N/A Yes N/A 5 yrs/Operator Yes N/A

*500 hours Cosmetology and (1500 hours Barber training or hold current D.C. Barber License) ** Exam must be taken within six (6) months of completing Apprenticeship.

Requirements for Specialist Operator License BRAIDER Passed DC specialist operator examination(s) Passed national specialist exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training from approved school* Current specialist braider operator license in another jurisdiction Requirements for Specialist Operator License MANICURIST Passed DC specialist operator examination(s) Passed national specialist exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training from approved school* Current specialist manicurist operator license in another jurisdiction Requirements for Specialist Operator License ELECTROLOGIST Passed DC specialist operator examination(s) Passed national specialist exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training from approved school* High school diploma or GED required Current specialist electrologist operator license in another jurisdiction

Examination Yes N/A 100 N/A

Endorsement Option 1 N/A Yes 100 Yes Endorsement Option 1 N/A Yes 350 Yes

Endorsement Option 2 N/A Yes 6 month continuous work experience in another jurisdiction Yes

Examination Yes N/A 350 N/A

Endorsement Option 2 N/A Yes 6 month continuous work experience in another jurisdiction Yes Endorsement Option 2 N/A Yes 6 month continuous work experience in another jurisdiction Yes Yes

Examination Yes N/A 600 Yes N/A

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Requirements for Specialist Operator License ­ (BASIC) ESTHETICIAN Passed DC specialist operator examination(s) Passed national specialist exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training from approved school* Current specialist esthetician operator license in another jurisdiction

Examination Yes N/A 600 N/A

Endorsement Option 1 N/A Yes 600 Yes

Endorsement Option 2 N/A Yes 6 month continuous work experience in another jurisdiction Yes

Requirements for Manager License Passed DC written examination(s) Passed national manager exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training from approved school* Continuous work experience/license level Current manager license in another jurisdiction

Examination Option 1 Yes N/A 2,000 6 mo Operator N/A

Examination Option 2 Yes N/A 1,500 2 yrs Operator N/A

Endorsement Option 1 N/A Yes 2,000 6 mo Operator Yes

Endorsement Option 2 N/A Yes 1,500 2 yrs Operator Yes

Endorsement Option 3 N/A Yes N/A 5 yrs Manager Yes

Requirements for Cosmetology Specialist Manager License Passed DC written examination(s) Passed national manager exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training in manager's course from approved school* Amount of work experience/license level Current cosmetology specialist manager license in another jurisdiction

Examination Option 1 Yes N/A 500 6mo/Operator N/A

Examination Option 2 Yes N/A N/A 2 yrs/Operator N/A

Endorsement Option 1 N/A Yes 500 2 yrs/Operator Yes

Requirements for Instructor License Passed DC instructor examination(s) Passed national instructor exam(s) in another jurisdiction Hours of training in instructor's course from approved school* Amount of work experience/license level Current instructor license in another jurisdiction

Examination Option 1 Yes N/A 1000 6mo/Operator N/A

Examination Option 2 Yes N/A

Course in teaching at post secondary level

Endorsement N/A Yes N/A 2 yrs/Instructor Yes

2 yrs/Operator N/A

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Requirements for Master Esthetician Manager Passed DC or National (Basic) Esthetician Examination(s) Hours of training in basic esthetics from an approved school Hours in Master Esthetician Manager training from an approved school Passed National Advanced Esthetician Examination(s) Current Master Esthetician Manager License in another jurisdiction Current DC Specialist Operator ­ (Basic) Esthetician License and/or Cosmetology Operator License Current Specialist Operator ­ (Basic) Esthetician License and/or Cosmetology Operator License in another jurisdiction National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufactures/Distributors & Association (NCEA) Certification

Examination Option 1 Yes 600 600 Yes N/A N/A

Examination Option 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Waiver N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes

Endorsement N/A N/A N/A Yes* Yes N/A

N/A

Yes

N/A

N/A

N/A

Yes

Yes

Yes*

*Fulfillment of only one (1) of the two (2) options indicated by the asterisk (*) is necessary to meet the requirement for endorsement.

Requirements for Master Esthetician Instructor License Passed DC Master Esthetician Instructor examination(s) Hours of training in instructor's course from approved school Work experience at Master Esthetician Manager (MEM) or Master Esthetician Instructor (MEI) License level Current Master Esthetician Manager License Current Master Esthetician Instructor License in another jurisdiction

Examination YES 1,000 6 months as

Master Esthetician Manager

Endorsement Option 1 N/A

Course in teaching at post secondary level

Endorsement Option 2

N/A N/A 2 years as

Master Esthetician Instructor in another jurisdiction

6 months as

Master Esthetician Manager

YES N/A

YES N/A

N/A YES (2 years minimum)

Requirements for Certificate of Registration Verification of acceptance into the Apprenticeship Program Completion of an instructor's course from board approved school Selection of approved barber shop or beauty salon to gain apprentice hours

Registration Yes Yes Yes

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SUMMARY OF LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS On the next page is a chart showing the application submission requirements for all licensure methods. The laws governing cosmetology licensure in the District of Columbia are noted in DC Law 12-261 "Second Omnibus Regulatory Reform Amendment Act of 1998." The regulations governing cosmetology licensure are included in DC Municipal Regulations Title 17, Chapters 37 and 38. Any conflict between these instructions and the law and regulations is inadvertent. The law and the regulations take precedence in the event of any inadvertent conflict. Please contact the Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration/Board of Barber and Cosmetology, (202) 442-4320, if you have any questions regarding the interpretation of these laws as they pertain to your particular situation. ADDITIONAL APPLICATION FORMS For additional copies of this application package, visit the website at www.pearsonvue.com/dc/barbers_cosmo/ or call Pearson VUE Customer Service number at 877-374-1155. The form numbers that make up this package are: 6709-78 6709-59 6709-60 6709-65 6709-57 6709-58 6809-53 6709-52 6709-50 6709-54 Municipal Regulation Chapter 37 Barber & Cosmetology Cosmetology, New License Application Cosmetology, New License Instructions Cosmetology Salon /Designated Manager Change Form Cosmetology Formal Education Certificate Cosmetology Verification of Licensure Cosmetology Supplemental Information Form Cosmetology Verification of Apprenticeship Registration Cosmetology Supplemental Apprentice Employment Form Cosmetology Exam Scheduling Form

See following page for Summary of Licensure Requirements.

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SUMMARY OF LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR DC COSMETOLOGY LICENSES

Copy of Certificate of Occupancy Name Change Documentation 9

Copy of a Current Government Issued Photo I.D.

Notarized License Application

Cosmetology Supplemental Apprentice Employment Form

Formal Education Certificate 5

Copy of Current Cosmetology License

Verification of Licensure from State of Origin

Temporary Operator License Application3

Cosmetology Verification of Apprenticeship

Cosmetology Supplemental Information Form

Original Certificate of Good Standing

Proof of FEIN or Tax I.D#

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COP

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R ­ Re1 Exam N ­Endorse. O ­ Other O ­ Other O ­ Other E ­ Exam R ­ Re1 Exam N ­ Endorse. E ­ Exam

COD 3 COT CSO CSI

CSM

R ­ Re1 Exam N ­ Endorse. O ­ Other E ­ Exam

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X = Required O = Not required

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Re-Examination Applicants are not required to resubmit supporting documents which were previously included with their original applications via Examination. If Operator/Specialist Operator applicant has been licensed as an Operator in DC for at least 2 years, a Formal Education Certificate not required.

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Check or Money Order 1 0

Original Certificate of Registration 7

Designated Manager Add/Change Form 4

Application Method

Two 2" x 2" Photos

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NCEA Certification

Official Transcript

License Type

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5

Two (2) New License Applications MUST BE COMPLETED for a Temporary License - one (1) for a License type by Examination and one (1) for a Temporary License. Designated Manager may only be linked to one (1) shop/license at a time and MUST RETURN ORIGINAL Manager 5x7 license prior to being linked to a new shop/license. Formal Education Certificate(s) must be submitted showing proof of the total number of hours indicated.

NOTE: If you are unable to submit the required Formal Education Certificate with your application because your school (located in the District of Columbia) has closed, you must request an official copy of your transcript. Contact the Education Licensure Commission for private schools by calling 202.727-6436; call 202.576.7756 or 202.442.5099 for public schools to request an official copy of your transcript.

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Foreign-Educated Applicants Only (see page 3 of the instructions) All companies using a Trade Name (or Doing Business As "DBA") must submit a Certificate of Registration.

Other - Waiver of Exam is applicable to Cosmetology Master Esthetician Manager Applicants ONLY. Application Method will expire January 8, 2012 (see page 3 of instructions). Must submit National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufactures/Distributors & Association (NCEA) Certification.

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All applicants requesting a name change must provide a copy of a marriage license, divorce decree, or court order. Check or money order MUST be made payable to Pearson VUE.

If a licensed Cosmetologist wishes to become a licensed Barber, he/she shall have successfully completed the fifteen hundred (1,500) hours Cosmetology Training Course or shall possess a current District of Columbia Cosmetology License. Upon application to the Board, he/she shall be given up to one thousand (1,000) hours of credit for subjects previously covered in the Cosmetology Training Course and have passed both the theory and practical portions of the Board's Cosmetology Examination. Those subjects include, but are not limited to: Shampooing, Personal Hygiene; Ethics and Salesmanship; Courtesy, Conduct, and D.C. Law: Anatomy, Physiology, Bacteriology, Pathology, Chemistry, and Barber practical and theory exam. He/she shall have successfully completed 100 hours of Shaving/Beard Trimming, 100 hours of Styling, 210 hours of Haircutting, 50 hours of Shop Management, and 40 hours of Sanitation, and passed both the theory and practical portions of the Board's Cosmetology Examination.

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