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Texas Nail Technician License Requirements

You like to keep your nails looking beautiful, you always notice an on-point manicure when you meet someone new, and you have the largest collection of nail polish colors in Texas. What else are you waiting for? The field of nail technology is waiting for you.

To work as a manicurist or pedicurist in Texas, you need to meet the expectations of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. They aim to advance the beauty industry by holding beauty professionals to high standards.

Before you can get a license for nail technician, Texas expects you to complete a licensed training program, take two licensing exams, and pass a background check. More specific requirements can be found below.

Texas Nail License Fees and Hours

• $52 written testing fee
• $74 practical testing fee
• Fees payable by credit card, company check, cashier’s check, or money order
• 600 training hours

Education Requirements to Get a Nail Tech License in Texas

Education is the key to a competent, confident nail technician. Schools that have been approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation are legally required to follow the curricular outline below.

Courses Required for a Nail Tech License in TX

• 320 hours: Manicures, pedicures, oil manicures, stain removal, repair work, hand and arm massage, polish application, buffing, artificial nail application, cosmetic fingernails, nail extensions, sculptured nails, tips, wraps, and gels
• 100 hours: Bacteriology, sanitation, and safety
• 80 hours: Salon management and nail technology as a career
• 70 hours: Anatomy and physiology of the hand and arm
• 15 hours: Orientation, rules, and laws
• 15 hours: Equipment, implements, and supplies

In your 600 hours of training, you should get tons of practical experience. After you get lots of practice with mannequin hands, you may begin working with real clients and getting feedback from instructors.

Take the first step in a new beauty career now by contacting nail tech schools in Texas.

How to Get a Nail Tech License Renewed in Texas

With your nail technician license in TX, you can start your career and make an impression on your clients with your high-quality work. The renewal process is simple. Every two years, starting with your original licensure date, you must pay a $50 renewal fee.

During each renewal cycle, you must complete four hours of continuing education. One hour must cover sanitation and safety. The other three hours can relate to any nail technology topic.

If you’re ready to learn how to get a nail technician license, Texas schools are ready to help you out. Use the list of schools below to contact programs near you.

Find Nail Technology Programs in Texas

Garland, TX
Continuing Education / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
El Paso, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Milan Institute – Accredited
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Massage Therapy / Nail Technology
Grand Prarier, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology

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Dallas, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training
ABC Beauty Academy – Accredited
Richardson, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Jasper, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Lufkin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Dallas, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Weslaco, TX
Teacher Training / Nail Technology / Barbering
Austin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Austin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Austin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Bale Beauty Academy – Accredited
Arlington, TX
Cosmetology / Hair Design / Nail Technology
Killeen, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
DeSoto, TX
Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training
Austin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Corpus Christi, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Waco, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Austin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Lewisville, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
Kerrville, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Houston, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Round Rock, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Nail Technology
Temple, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
McAllen, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Houston, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Barbering
Spring, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Houston, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Lufkin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Dallas, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Barbering
McAllen, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
Houston, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Brenham, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Amarillo, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Nail Technology
College Station, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Fort Worth, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Granbury, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
McAllen, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Garland, TX
Hair Design / Nail Technology
Garland, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training
Denton, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
Inspired By Beauty – Accredited
El Paso, TX
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training
McAllen, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
Alton, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Garland, TX
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Laredo, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Nail Technology
Bellaire, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Brenham, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Nail Technology
Bryan, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Victoria, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Carrollton, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Carrollton, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Montgomery, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Nuvani Institute – Accredited
Austin, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Nuvani Institute – Accredited
Austin, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Del Rio, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Nail Technology
Nuvani Institute – Accredited
Eagle Pass, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Nuvani Institute – Accredited
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Make-Up Artist Training / Nail Technology
Dallas, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Hair Design / Nail Technology
Arlington, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Hair Design / Nail Technology
Dallas, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Hair Design / Nail Technology
Fort Worth, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Hair Design / Nail Technology
Hurst, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Hair Design / Nail Technology
Beaumont, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Richardson, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Fort Worth, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Remington College – Accredited
Houston, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Remington College – Accredited
Webster, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Houston, TX
Barbering / Cosmetology / Massage Therapy / Nail Technology
Houston, TX
Barbering / Cosmetology / Massage Therapy / Nail Technology
Mansfield, TX
Cosmetology / Hair Design / Nail Technology
Silsbee, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Mission, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Abilene, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Lubbock, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
San Angelo, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Laredo, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
Portland, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
McAllen, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Athens, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy
Palestine, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy
Terrell, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy
El Paso, TX
Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
El Paso, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Harlingen, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
La Joya, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
McAllen, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Carrollton, TX
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Victoria, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Nail Technology / Barbering
San Antonio, TX
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Lubbock, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
New Braunfels, TX
Cosmetology / Teacher Training / Nail Technology
Killeen, TX
Cosmetology / Hair Design / Nail Technology / Barbering
School Accreditation

You must attend a school that is approved by your state to provide training in the discipline you want to practice. Check with the school and the state board to be sure that your program of study will prepare you for any applicable state licensure.