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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 Executive Assistant Kristy Gower to schedule an appointment if you require assistance with your application. Phone: (902) 468.6477 ext. 205 or email: kristy@nscosmetology.ca
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

Dana Sharkey, Executive Director CAE
dana@nscosmetology.ca

General Inquiries
info@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
Hairdressing, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry
363 Windmill Road, Dartmouth

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

Eastern College
Makeup Artistry
7067 Chebucto Road, Halifax
Eastern Esthetics
Nail Technology
19 Crane Lake Drive, Halifax

Hair Design Centre
Hairdressing, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry
278 Lacewood Drive, Halifax

Hair Masters
Hairdressing, Esthetics, Nail Technology
26 Archibald Avenue, North Sydney
Elevate Beauty Institute of Cosmetology
Hairdressing, Esthetics, Nail Technology
77 Crescent Drive, New Minas

NSCC Annapolis Campus
Hairdressing
50 Elliott Road, Middleton

NSCC Burridge Campus
Hairdressing, Esthetics, Nail Technology
372 Pleasant Street, Yarmouth
NSCC Marconi Campus
Hairdressing
1240 Grand Lake Road, Sydney

NSCC Pictou Campus
Hairdressing
39 Acadia Avenue, Stellarton

NSCC Strait Area Campus
Hairdressing
226 Reeves Street, Port Hawkesbury