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Annual Association Fees

View the 2017 prescribed fees for all cosmetology licences, permits, and examinations.


Starting a Business

Listed below are the registration forms necessary to apply for a cosmetology establishment permit. Please click on the appropriate link to access the form you require. Send completed forms and prescribed fee(s) to the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia for approval. For more info on salon/spa compliance and permits click here.

Business Owner Agreement
All new business owners must fill out this form to completion.

Business Permit Registration
Fill out this form if you are opening a commercial or home-based salon/spa, along with the Business Owner Agreement.

Mobile Salon/Spa Permit Registration
Fill out this form if you are opening a mobile salon/spa, along with the Business Owner Agreement.


Applying for a Licence

Listed below are the forms necessary to apply for a Nova Scotia cosmetology licence. Submit forms along with the prescribed application fee and supporting documentation to the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia for assessment. Please contact administration to schedule an appointment if you require assistance with your application. Phone: (902) 468.6477 ext. 200
Credential Review Application


Advanced Training

The Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia encourages professional development post-graduation. The Association invites individuals and companies offering courses to become part of the Approved Upgrading List. Submit the form below, the prescribed application fee, and your course curriculum to the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia for assessment.
Course Approval Form
Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada, B3S 1A2
Office: (902) 468.6477
Fax: (902) 468.7147
Toll Free: (800) 765.8757
General Inquiries
info@nscosmetology.ca
Dana Sharkey, Executive Director CAE
dana@nscosmetology.ca
Robert Samson, Compliance Officer
robert@nscosmetology.ca

Hours of Operation
Mon. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tues. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wed. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thurs. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fri. 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Schools

Academy of Cosmetology
Hair, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry
363 Windmill Road, Dartmouth

Cape Breton Business College
Hair, Esthetics
93 Johnston Street, Sydney

CBBC - Halifax
Hair, Esthetics
1046 Barrington Street, Halifax
Eastern College
Makeup Artistry
7067 Chebucto Road, Halifax

Eastern Esthetics
Nail Technology, Hair Removal
19 Crane Lake Drive, Halifax

Hair Design Centre
Hair, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry
278 Lacewood Drive, Halifax
Hair Masters
Hair, Esthetics, Nail Technology
26 Archibald Ave., North Sydney

Elevate Beauty Institute of Cosmetology
Hair, Esthetics, Nail Technology
77 Crescent Drive, New Minas

NSCC Annapolis Campus
Hairdressing
50 Elliott Road, Middleton
NSCC Burridge Campus
Hair, Esthetics, Nail Technology
372 Pleasant Street, Yarmouth

NSCC Marconi Campus
Hairdressing
1240 Grand Lake Road, Sydney

NSCC Pictou Campus
Hairdressing
39 Acadia Avenue, Stellarton