RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Our Mission

The mission of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology is to regulate the instruction and practice of cosmetology and related professions by establishing rules and regulations relating to qualifications for licensure and procedures for the administration of examination prior to licensure, and by establishment of rules and regulations setting forth sanitation requirements for the operation of cosmetological establishments, for the benefit of the consumer and for the public health.


ATTENTION THEORY TESTING CANDIDATES

CANDIDATES THAT RECEIVED APPROVAL LETTERS FOR THEORY EXAMINATION PRIOR TO JULY 22, 2020.

UNDER TESTING TAB, THEORY TESTING, CLICK REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THEORY TESTING.

After completing, you will receive an email from Prometric with username, password, and instructions to schedule your theory exam.

FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TESTING SITES. CANDIDATES WITHOUT A FACE MASK WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TEST OR RECEIVE A REFUND.


Public Access by Appointment Only

Due to concerns over a recent rise in COVID-19 cases, we are restricting public access to be by appointment only. We will be happy to meet the majority of public needs efficiently via phone and Internet.

You may not provide cosmetology, manicure, or esthetician services in the State of Mississippi without a current and valid Mississippi license.

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