Nail Technicians State Requirements

Nail Technicians License Requirements For Michigan

Contact Information:
Michigan State Board of Cosmetology
PO Box 30244
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Phone: (517) 241-9288
Fax: (517) 373-1044

License Type Required:

School Hours Required:

Home Salons Legal? Yes

Mobile Salons Legal? No

Reciprocity/Licensure By Endorsement:
All individuals licensed in another state may obtain their license in the state of Michigan by making an application to the board and meeting the requirements of 17 years of age and a 9th grade education. No examination is required.

All states and countries with equal requirements; licensed work experience (figured at a ratio of 100 hours per six months of experience)can be substituted. (For those individuals whose states have requirements less than those in Michigan a credit of 100 hours per every 6 months work experience will be awarded.)

Examination Languages:

Licensing/Ownership Restrictions:
A licensee-in-charge must be reasonably available during all hours of operation.

CEU Required? No
Number Of Hours: n/a
License Renewal: Aug. 31, every 2 years

Is Skin Cutting Allowed? n/a

Additional Information:
All applicants must be at least 17 years of age and have a minimum level of education equivalent to the 9th grade.

MMA has been prohibited in one manner or another in this state.

Prohibited can mean:

A law or rule has been passed prohibiting MMA use.
The technician and/or shop will receive a written/verbal warning possibly after a consumer complaint or inspection by state officials.
A fine may be accessed if a violation occurs.

The state abides by the FDA guidelines.

Please see the state's web site for more specific information and/or contact them or us directly.