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 Iowa Workforce Information NetworkNovember 29, 2015
License Title: Electrologist

License Description: An electrologist removes excess hair by electric needle or electronic processes.

Authorizing Statute: Code of Iowa, Chapter 157; Iowa Administrative Code 645, Chapters 59-65

Requirements for License:Applicants must have 425 total course study hours, consisting of at least 150 hours of core life science, 50 hours of electrology theory, and 225 hours of applied practical instruction.

If an applicant has already met the requirements to become a cosmetologist, he or she can add an electrologist license by completing an additional 50 hours theory and 225 hours applied practical instruction in electrology and by passing the examination.

Out-of-state applicants must meet Iowa's license requirements.

Eight hours of continuing education are required biennially for license renewal of which four hours must be in the prescribed practice discipline for license renewal.

Application: $50
Duration: Two years
Renewal: $50
Exam: $75 - Theory

When:All applicants must pass the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology electrology exam and Iowa Law exam.To arrange a testing time, candidates eligible for testing may contact:Experior Assessment LLC1260 Energy LaneSt Paul MN 55108www.experioronline.com

License Authority:
Board of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences Examiners
Bureau of Professional Licensure
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Building
321 E 12th St
Des Moines IA 50319
Phone: 5152814416

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