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Virginia Nail Technician License Requirements

If you are looking for the perfect beauty career, a specialized career could give you what you need. Nail technicians in Virginia have training in manicures, pedicures, nail art, and massage, giving them the skills they need to work in a diverse range of salons and spas.

If you want to work in Virginia, you must learn how to get a nail tech license in VA.

The Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology sets licensing standards for nail technicians, estheticians, cosmetologists, and other beauty professionals. Licensing standards do a lot for the beauty industry in general. Nationwide licensing requirements have improved the reputation of this industry, helping the field grow and creating more employment options for beauty professionals.

Virginia Nail License Fees and Hours

• $105 application fee
• $85 practical testing fee and $90 written testing fee
• Fees payable by credit card, cashier’s check, or money order
• 150 hours of training or 2,000 hours of apprenticeship training

Education Requirements to Get a Nail Tech License in Virginia

At a state-approved beauty school, you can start the path to a nail technician license. VA schools must offer at least 150 hours of training, although some have slightly longer programs to provide students with additional experience.

By the time you graduate, you should have a comprehensive understanding of theory, techniques, skills, and safety. In addition, you must meet the minimum standards for specific nail services. Minimum amounts are listed below.

Courses Required at Virginia Nail Tech Schools

• 30 manicures
• 15 pedicures
• 200 individual sculptured nails/nail tips
• 10 artificial nail removal procedures
• 20 nail wraps

A high-quality school can help you turn your passion for beautiful nails into an exciting career.

Get more information on licensed nail tech schools with our list of programs below.

How to Get a Nail Tech License Renewed in Virginia

After earning a license for nail technician, Virginia applicants are required to maintain their license for the duration of their career. The Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology requires you to renew your license every two years. Documents must be submitted by the last day of the month in which you got your original license.

The current renewal fee is $105. Like many other states, Virginia does not have any continuing education requirements for nail technicians.

Make this year that you start your dream career.

Find out how by getting in touch with Virginia beauty schools today.

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Virginia Beach, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology

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Falls Church, VA
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Arlington, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Williamsburg, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Anna Beauty Academy – Accredited
Arlington, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Portsmouth, VA
Nail Technology
Blackthorn Academy – Accredited
Waynesboro, VA
Nail Technology
Hampton, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Bristol, VA
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
Cana, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Harrisonburg, VA
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy
Virginia Beach, VA
Nail Technology
Chesapeake, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Fairfax, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Virginia Beach, VA
Nail Technology
Reston, VA
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy / Make-Up Artist Training
Richmond, VA
Nail Technology / Hair Braiding
Woodbridge, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Barbering
Springfield, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Richmond, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
New Church, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
Bristol, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
First Nails Academy – Accredited
Richmond, VA
Nail Technology
Carrollton, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Portsmouth, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
Madison Heights, VA
Nail Technology
Falls Church, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Stafford, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Richmond, VA
Nail Technology
Richmond, VA
Nail Technology
Ivy Glam Academy – Accredited
Virginia Beach, VA
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Hampton, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
Jolie Hair Academy – Accredited
Great Falls, VA
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Permanent Make-Up
Fredericksburg, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Kim Nail – Accredited
Richmond, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Wakefield, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
KP Nails & More – Accredited
Virginia Beach, VA
Nail Technology
Falls Church, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
LB Beauty Academy – Accredited
Richmond, VA
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
Lotus Miracle – Accredited
Norfolk, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Winchester, VA
Nail Technology
Alexandria, VA
Hair Design / Nail Technology
Virginia Beach, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Hayes, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Virginia Beach, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Nail Academy – Accredited
Norfolk, VA
Nail Technology
Newport News, VA
Nail Technology
Nail Design School – Accredited
Warrenton, VA
Nail Technology
Nail Perfection Ltd – Accredited
Richmond, VA
Nail Technology
Virginia Beach, VA
Nail Technology
Nailpro Academy – Accredited
Virginia Beach, VA
Nail Technology
Nails 4 U & Day Spa – Accredited
Richmond, VA
Nail Technology
Falls Church, VA
Nail Technology
Farmville, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Martinsville, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
Lansdowne, VA
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
Red Nails Academy – Accredited
Richmond, VA
Nail Technology
North Chesterfield, VA
Nail Technology
Newport News, VA
Nail Technology
Salon LaBelle – Accredited
Wytheville, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Norfolk, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Sesen Spa – Accredited
Vienna, VA
Nail Technology
Virginia Beach, VA
Nail Technology
Alexandria, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Alexandria, VA
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Barbering
Star Beauty School – Accredited
Winchester, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
Scottsburg, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Vienna, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Richmond, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Lynchburg, VA
Nail Technology
Vienna, VA
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training
The Nails Academy – Accredited
Chesapeake, VA
Nail Technology
Thuy's Nail School – Accredited
Alexandria, VA
Nail Technology
Martinsville, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology / Barbering
Unique U Academy – Accredited
Lorton, VA
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology
VA Beauty College – Accredited
North Chesterfield, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Annandale, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Victory Nails – Accredited
Woodbridge, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
Portsmouth, VA
Nail Technology
Virginia Beach, VA
Nail Technology
Windsor, VA
Nail Technology
Palmyra, VA
Nail Technology
Yen Beauty Academy – Accredited
Arlington, VA
Cosmetology / Nail Technology
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.