How do you apply for a Cosmetology Shop license?

Tim Smith -

Shop applicants must submit an application online at core.tn.gov and a $150 initial license fee along with proof that the applicant:

1. Application (CORE) 

a. Cosmetology Shop: "Initial Full Service Shop" Application 

b. Aesthetics and Manicuring: "Initial Manicure/Skin Shop" Application 

c. Aesthetics ONLY: "Initial Skin Care Shop" Application 

d. Manicurist ONLY: "Initial Manicurist Shop" Application

e. Natural Hair ONLY: "Natural Hair Stylist Shop" Application 

2. Attachments 

i. Business License 

ii. Eligibility Verification Form

3. Fee, $150 

Please allow ten (10) business days for processing. At that time, a field inspector will contact you to schedule a shop inspection. 

Contact an agent. Submit a request