Board Purpose

Our purpose is to protect the health and safety of the public who obtain professional cosmetology services in the State of Nevada.

Under the authority of Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code, the Board of Cosmetology provides consumer protection by only licensing qualified professionals measured by standardized tests that prove competency in infection prevention and scope of practice understanding.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Nevada State Board of Cosmetology is to protect the public health, safety and welfare through education and insuring only qualified persons are granted licenses to perform cosmetology in the State of Nevada and that all areas where cosmetology services are provided are kept clean, sanitary and safe (NRS 644 & NAC 644)