SECTION 82.21. License Requirements--Examinations  


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  • (a) To be eligible for a department examination, an applicant must:

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

    (2) pay the applicable license application fee under §82.80; and

    (3) have completed the number of hours required by this chapter and the Act.

    (b) A student enrolled in a 1,000-hour program is eligible to take the written examination when the department receives proof of completion of 900 hours.

    (c) All department examinations consist of a written and practical part. A passing grade of 70 on each part is needed to satisfy the examination requirement.

    (d) Examinees must pass the written examination before being eligible to take the practical examination.

    (e) When appearing for an examination the examinee shall bring the instruments necessary to give a practical demonstration of the barbering services applicable to the license for which the examinee is applying.

    (f) The examinee may provide a model, of 16 years of age or older, on whom to demonstrate the practical work. The department may require parental approval for models under 18 years of age.

    (g) To be admitted to an examination, the examinee must present a current, valid government-issued photo identification, which includes the applicant's full name and date of birth.

    (h) Examinees are required to wear a smock or professional attire for the practical examination.

    (i) The department will notify an examinee if the examinee fails either the written or practical examination.

    (j) Any student or applicant having had a name change during his or her enrollment at any department licensed barber school must notify the department in writing prior to the date on which the student or applicant is scheduled to take any examination, written or practical.

Source Note: The provisions of this §82.21 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 July 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 4646; amended to be effective January 1, 2016, 40 TexReg 8758; amended to be effective March 15, 2020, 45 TexReg 1688