SECTION 82.20. License Requirements--Individuals  


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  • (a) To be eligible for a Class A Barber Certificate, Barber Instructor License, Barber Technician License, Manicurist License, Barber Technician/Manicurist License, Barber Technician/Hair Weaving License or Hair Weaving Specialty Certificate of Registration, an applicant must:

    (1) submit the completed application on a department-approved form;

    (2) pass the applicable examination;

    (3) pay the fee required under §82.80; and

    (4) meet other applicable requirements of the Act, this section, and the applicable curriculum set forth in §82.120.

    (b) To be eligible for a Student Permit, an applicant must:

    (1) submit the completed application on a department-approved form;

    (2) pay the fee required under §82.80; and

    (3) meet other applicable requirements of the Act, this section and the applicable curriculum set forth in §82.120.

    (c) Class A Barber Certificate--To be eligible for a Class A barber certificate, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.253.

    (d) Barber Instructor License To be eligible for a Barber Instructor License, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.254.

    (e) Barber Technician License--To be eligible for a Barber Technician License, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.256.

    (f) Manicurist License--To be eligible for a Manicurist license, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.257.

    (g) Hair Weaving Specialty Certificate of Registration--To be eligible for a Hair Weaving Specialty Certificate of Registration, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.258.

    (h) Student Permit--To be eligible for a Student permit, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.260.

    (i) Barber Technician/Manicurist Specialty License--To be eligible for a Barber Technician/Manicurist Specialty License, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.262.

    (j) Barber Technician/Hair Weaving Specialty License--To be eligible for a Barber Technician/Hair Weaving Specialty License, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in Texas Occupations Code §1601.263.

    (k) To be eligible for a Specialty Instructor License as a Manicurist Instructor, Barber Technician Instructor, Barber Technician/Manicurist Instructor, Barber Technician/Hair Weaving Instructor, or Hair Weaving Instructor, an applicant must:

    (1) submit the completed application on a department-approved form;

    (2) pay the fee required under §82.80;

    (3) be at least 18 years of age;

    (4) have a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate;

    (5) hold a current specialty license in the specialty or specialties in which the applicant is seeking licensure; and

    (A) have completed a course consisting of 750 hours of instruction in barber courses and methods of teaching in a barber school; or

    (B) have at least one year of licensed work experience in each of the specialties in which the applicant is seeking licensure; and

    (i) have completed 500 hours of instruction in barber courses and methods of teaching in a barber school, or

    (ii) have completed 15 semester hours in education courses from an accredited college or university within the 10 years preceding the date of the application; or

    (iii) have obtained a degree in education from an accredited college or university; and

    (6) pass a written and practical exam required under §82.21.

Source Note: The provisions of this §82.20 adopted to be effective December 8, 2005, 30 TexReg 8075; amended to be effective March 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1268; amended to be effective August 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 5947; amended to be effective October 11, 2007, 32 TexReg 7048; amended to be effective February 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 319; amended to be effective January 1, 2014, 38 TexReg 9518; amended to be effective July 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 4646; amended to be effective January 1, 2016, 40 TexReg 8758; amended to be effective January 15, 2018, 43 TexReg 79