201 KAR 12:050. Reciprocity for valid licensee.
RELATES TO: KRS 317A.050, 317A.100, 317B.040
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 317A.060, 317A.100(1), 317B.020, 317B.040(1)
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.100(1) and 317B.040(1) allow the board to prescribe reasonable administrative regulations pertaining to the issuance of a cosmetology license to any person holding a comparable license by another state, and the issuance of an esthetics license to any person holding a comparable license issued by another state or country. This administrative regulation establishes reciprocity requirements for cosmetology and esthetics applicants licensed in other states and for an esthetic practitioner licensed in another country.
Section 1. Any applicant from another state within the United States, who holds a valid cosmetology or esthetic license and who can show proof of two (2) years current experience, may come before the state board for examination (practical only) by paying the out-of-state cosmetologist examination fee established in KRS 317A.050(10)(e) and the cosmetologist license fee established in KRS 317A.050(2)(d), or by paying the esthetician license fee established in 201 KAR 12:220, Section 1(1) and the out-of-state esthetician examination fee established in 201 KAR 12:220, Section 3(3).
Section 2. An applicant shall provide:
(1) A certification or official equivalent and copy of current license from the state board or state granting original license; and
(2)(a) Proof of two (2) years high school education or its equivalent for a cosmetologist license; or
(b) Proof of four (4) years high school education or its equivalent for an esthetician license.
Section 3. (1) An esthetic practitioner who is a Comite’ International D’Esthetique Et de Cosmetologie Organization (CIDESCO) Diplomate shall receive a license to practice esthetics without examination if the practitioner:
(a) Provides proof of successful completion of the CIDESCO examination; and
(b) Pays a fee of $200.
(2) Proof of successful CIDESCO examination completion shall be the following:
(a) Date, time and place of sitting for and passing the CIDESCO examination; and
(b) Copy of the CIDESCO diploma and statement of verification from the CIDESCO International organization in Zurich, Switzerland. (KBHC: Rec.-1; 1 Ky.R. 599; eff. 4-9-1975; Am. 7 Ky.R. 482; eff. 3-4-81; 16 Ky.R. 1602; eff. 4-12-90; 20 Ky.R. 1027; eff. 1-10-94; 30 Ky.R. 958; 1907; eff. 2-16-2004; 30 Ky.R. 2414; 31 Ky.R. 29 eff. 8-6-04.)