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Exams

Practical Exams:
The Board administers the NIC Practical Exam. You must check the State Guidelines and the NIC Bulletin for exam information. All practical examinations are held at the Board Office.

 Cosmetology

Exam Application

 State Guidelines

NIC Bulletin

 Manicure

Exam Application

 State Guidelines

NIC Bulletin

 Esthetics

Exam Application

 State Guidelines

NIC Bulletin

 Instructor

Exam Application

 State Guidelines

NIC Bulletin

*The exam for November 27, 2017 has been cancelled.*


2017 Cosmetology Exam Schedule

2018 Cosmetology Exam Schedule

Practical Re-Exam Application


Written Exams:
North Dakota Laws, Rules & Regulations, and NIC Theory Exams are all computer based testing. These tests are taken at a designated testing location, not the Board Office. To register to take one of these exams, contact PSI Services at 1-800-733-9267 or at www.psiexams.com. For more information, click on the bulletin link below.

Written Exam Candidate Information Bulletin


All examination centers are equipped to provide access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and every reasonable accommodation will be made in meeting a candidate‚Äôs needs. Applicants with disabilities or those who would otherwise have difficulty taking the examination should review the candidate information bulletin for instructions or call the ADA Services Team at 1-800-733-9267 ext 6750 for further information. 

        Special Arrangements Request Form

State of North Dakota
Statutes
Rules and Regulations

ND State Board of Cosmetology
4719 Shelburne St.
Suite 1
Bismarck, ND 58503
Telephone: 701-224-9800
Fax: 701-222-8756
info@ndcosmetology.com