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
i. Business License issued by the County Clerks office.
iii. Copy of Photo ID (For Each Owner)
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.