Board of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences - Related Links

Related Links

Cosmetologists and Barbers of Iowa (CBI)
Web: www.cbiowa.org

LaserGrade LP
PO Box 87245
Vancouver WA 98687
Tel: (888) 211-2754
Web: www.lasergrade.com

7622 Briarwood Circle
Little Rock, AR 72205
Tel: (501) 227-8262
Web: www.nictesting.org

Recommended Cleaning and Disinfection Procedures for Foot Spa Basins in Salons' by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Iowa NIC Exam Provider

The Iowa Department of Public Health has contracted with PSI to provide examination services. The Department, through PSI, will exclusively use the National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology (NIC) examinations.  You may schedule your appointment without prior approval from the Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences at the discretion of your school. The fee outlined in the Candidate Bulletin is for each examination, whether you are taking the examination for the first time or repeating. Exam fees are paid directly to PSI; do not send exam fees to the Board. Exam fees are non-refundable, non-transferrable  


Contact Information & Office Hours

Bureau of Professional Licensure
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319


Phone: (515) 281-0254

Fax: (515) 281-3121

Bureau Website: https://idph.iowa.gov/licensure

Online Licensure Services: https://amanda-portal.idph.state.ia.us/ibpl/portal/

Email: PLPublic@idph.iowa.gov


Office Hours:

8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays