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Cosmetology Salon License (COSMO 6)

A Florida cosmetology salon license must be issued and available for posting before a salon can open for business. A new salon application must be submitted for a change of location, name or ownership. Any of these changes void the previous license. All salons will be inspected, with the exception of flea market salons, after the license has been issued. Flea market salons must be inspected before a license can be issued.

Application Requirements:
  • SALON REQUIREMENTS: For a complete list of safety and sanitary requirements please refer to Rule 61G5-20.002, Florida Administrative Code.
  • EXAMINATION: You are not required to take the cosmetology examination for a salon license.
  • FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. If applying online, you can pay with a credit card or electronic check. If mailing your application, please include a check payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 or use our convenient contact form.

Apply Using Online Services

Apply Using a Printable Application
2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395