Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-01-.13 - FEES

Current through March 20, 2022

(1) Application/examination
(a) A candidate shall schedule the test needed for a specific license (cosmetologist, manicurist, instructor, aesthetician, or natural hair stylist) with the Board's designated testing agency and pay an examination fee that will include any fees charged by the designated testing agency.
(b) The Board shall set the examination fee through choosing a contractor from a solicitation process pursuant to T.C.A. §§ 12-3-501, et seq. and the Comprehensive Rules and Regulations of the Central Procurement Office found at Tenn. Comp. R. & Reg. Chapter 0690-03-01, or any other predecessor rules and laws of the State of Tennessee regarding the procurement of such contracts.
(2) Original License
(a) Cosmetologist.......................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(b) Manicurist...........................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(c) Instructor............. ......................................... eighty dollars ($80.00)
(d) Aesthetician..........................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(e) Natural Hair Stylist........................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(3) Renewal
(a) Cosmetologist.........................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(b) Manicurist...........................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(c) Instructor.........................seventy dollars ($70.00)
(d) Aesthetician..........................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(e) Natural Hair Stylist........................sixty dollars ($60.00)
(4) Penalty for late renewal
(a) Cosmetologist, manicurist, instructor, aesthetician, and natural hair stylist.........................twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
(5) Cosmetology, manicure, skin care, natural hair stylist or manicure/skin care shops
(a) Inspection (new shop, relocated shop, shop with change of ownership)...........................fifty dollars ($50.00)
(b) License

New shop......................one hundred dollars ($100.00) Relocated shop..................one hundred dollars ($100.00) Change of ownership.................one hundred dollars ($100.00)

(c) Renewal......................seventy five dollars ($75.00)
(d) Penalty for late renewal.......................fifty dollars ($50.00)
(e) Change of name only.....................ten dollars ($10.00)
(f) Change of ownership due to death of immediate family, no charge, with a copy of the death certificate or obituary.
(g) New Dual shop license ...............one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00)
(h) Dual shop license renewal................ ..... .one hundred dollars ($100.00)
(i) Dual shop penalty for late renewal............fifty dollars ($50.00) per year
(6) School
(a) Application/license (new school).........three hundred and fifty dollars ($350.00)
(b) License for relocated or change of ownership for a school...............................one hundred and seventy-five dollars ($175.00)
(c) Penalty for late monthly report from schools of hours attended by students.........................twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
(d) Annual school renewal.......... ..... one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00)
(7) Replacement or correction of license
(a) Lost, misplaced or mutilated license............twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
(b) Change of name by any cosmetologist, aesthetician, manicurist, instructor, natural hair stylist or shampoo/manicurist....................ten dollars ($10.00)
(c) Certification for licensee ........................fifty dollars ($50.00)
1. Fee should be sent with:
(i) Written request for certification
(ii) I.D. number
(d) Student certification of hours................twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
1. Fee should be sent with:
(i) Certification request form
(ii) Completion/withdrawal form (unless previously submitted)
(8) Surcharge to issue manicurist license to former shampoo/manicurist as in T.C.A. § 62-4-131(c)...........................twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
(9) Reciprocity.........................one hundred dollars ($100.00)

The fee for application through reciprocity must be received along with the applicant's initial application documents. Any reciprocity application received without this fee shall be incomplete and will not be considered.

(10) Retiring a license...........................fifty dollars ($50.00)
(11) In the event that any check, draft or order for the payment of a fee to the Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners is returned because of insufficient funds, only cash, certified check or money order will be accepted for the amount due, plus twenty dollars ($20.00) additional fee.
(12) Applications for licensure of a salon are valid for ninety (90) days after approval by the Board. Failure to obtain an approved inspection for operation within the ninety (90) days shall invalidate the application and require a new application and fee.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-01-.13
Original rule certified June 10, 1974. Repeal and new rule filed February 23, 1983, effective March 25, 1983. Repeal filed February 21, 1986. Repeal and new rule filed July 10, 1997; effective September 23, 1997. Amendment filed May 25, 2004; effective August 8, 2004. Amendment filed September 2, 2015; effective December 1, 2015. Amendments filed March 9, 2017; effective June 7, 2017. However, the Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners filed a 23-day stay of the effective date of the rule April 28, 2017; new effective date June 30, 2017. Emergency rules filed July 24, 2017; effective through January 20, 2018. Amendments filed August 29, 2017; effective November 27, 2017. Amendments filed December 12, 2017; effective 3/12/2018.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 62-4-105(e), 62-4-110, 62-4-112, 62-4-115, 62-4-117, 62-4-118, 62-4-120, 62-4-121, 64-4-125, 62-4-131, 62-4-132, 62-4-138, and (2016) Public Chapter 983.

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