2105.0180 ENDORSEMENT OR TRANSFER OF LICENSES FROM OTHER STATES OR COUNTRIES.
An operator license shall be issued to an individual applying from another jurisdiction if the requirements of subpart 2 are met.
Application for a Minnesota license.
The individual applying for a reciprocity license must provide the following:
payment of fees as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 155A.25;
documentation of completion of training, consisting of 1,550 hours for a cosmetologist, 600 hours for an esthetician, and 350 hours for a nail technician. Foreign language transcripts must be translated by a board-approved translator. Applicants with less than the required number of hours of school may substitute three years of experience under a current active license in another jurisdiction;
current licensure from another state, District of Columbia, territory, or country. A certified statement from the licensing body that the applicant is currently licensed shall be attached to the application. If the other jurisdiction does not issue a license, the applicant shall provide documentation of lawful practice for at least 1,800 hours within three years prior to the application;
if more than three years have elapsed since the expiration of the applicant's most recent active license, the applicant shall provide evidence of completion of a refresher course, including a certification of skills, consisting of 155 hours for a cosmetologist, 60 hours for an esthetician, and 35 hours for a nail technician;
original passing results of the Minnesota general exam or verification of passing a national general exam via verification letter from a state in which the applicant is currently licensed; and
original passing results of the Minnesota state laws and rules exam for a cosmetologist, esthetician, or nail technician.