There are deadlines for completing your continuing education courses and renewing your license. The below tables are listed alphabetically by state. They show renewal dates and number of hours required, based on your profession.

Georgia

Profession Renewal Date/Year # of Hours
Esthetician August 31st of odd years 5 Hours
(3 Hours of Health/Safety,
2 Hours of Electives)
Hair Designer September 30th of even years 5 Hours
(3 Hours of Health/Safety,
2 Hours of Electives)
Instructor Every two years 15 Hours
Master Barber December 31st of even years 5 Hours
(3 Hours of Health/Safety,
2 Hours of Electives)
Master Cosmetologist March 31st of even years 5 Hours
(3 Hours of Health/Safety,
2 Hours of Electives)
Nail Technician August 31st of odd years 5 Hours
(3 Hours of Health/Safety,
2 Hours of Electives)
Salon Owner June 30th of odd years 5 Hours
(3 Hours of Health/Safety,
2 Hours of Electives)

North Carolina

Profession Renewal Date/Year # of Hours
Cosmetologist Every three years between July 1st & October 1st 24 Hours
Esthetician Every year between July 1st & October 1st 8 Hours
Instructor Every two years between July 1st & October 1st 16 Hours
(At least 8 hours must be on teaching methods)
Nail Technician Every year between July 1st & October 1st 8 Hours

South Carolina

Profession Renewal Date/Year # of Hours
Cosmetologist March of odd years 12 Hours
(At least 6 hours must be ONSITE)
Esthetician March of odd years 12 Hours
(At least 6 hours must be ONSITE)
Instructor March of odd years 12 Hours
(At least 6 hours must be ONSITE with the same provider)
Nail Technician March of odd years 12 Hours
(At least 6 hours must be ONSITE)

Washington D.C.

Profession Renewal Date/Year # of Hours
Barber September 30, 2019 6 Hours
Cosmetologist/Specialties April 15, 2020 6 Hours
Instructor April 15, 2020 6 Hours