Cosmetic Therapist (CT)

Cosmetic Therapist Renewal

Online Renewal

Cosmetic Therapists are required to renew their licenses biennially to maintain an active certificate to practice. The Board utilizes a “staggered renewal” process for its licensees. It is based on the first letter of the last name. See the staggered renewal chart here.

Ohio licenses may be renewed online at Online renewals are processed daily and weekend renewals are processed on Mondays or the next business day. You may view your renewal status online here.


Before Completing Application

Applicants will be required to complete the application in its entirety and pay a non-refundable fee. Applicants will be required to upload any required documents because of an affirmative answer provided in the Questions portion of the application, license specific certifications and to have a valid credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover).


After You Apply

Following submission and payment for your application you will receive an email confirming renewal application submission and payment.

If you need to contact the Board, please email


Continuing Education

All Cosmetic Therapists registering for each renewal must complete at least 25 hours of CTCE and comply with the CTCE requirements in 4731-1-08, Ohio Administrative Code.


View the Frequently Asked Questions here.