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LicensE is your online, self-guided occupational license application platform.
Please review the helpful links below:
- Find step-by-step instruction for license renewal here.
- Find a list of license renewals available via LicensE in the chart on the LicensE Customer Information page.
- Find all licenses available via LicensE, plus user guides and other resources, on the LicensE Customer Information page.
- Anyone applying for an initial license for any of the credentials listed can apply at license.wi.gov.
Our LicensE Application Status Lookup tool makes it easier for employees, and helps academic advisors support students during the license application process. To access the Application Status Lookup tool, you will need the applicant's 10-digit PAR number. An applicant may provide the number to anyone who could support their application. Find more information in our news release about this tool.
Per Wis. Stat. § 440.08(2), the required renewal date for the Aesthetics Establishment credential is March 31st of each odd-numbered year. Should you receive your initial credential in the months leading up to this date, you are still required to renew your license by the statutorily defined date.
All establishments where aesthetics is practiced must be licensed as an aesthetics establishment. Establishments must also obtain a license before opening a new business, relocating an existing business, or a changing the ownership of the business.
A person who is not licensed under Wis. Stat. § 454.06 by the cosmetology examining board may own or operate an establishment, but may not practice barbering, cosmetology, aesthetics, electrology, or manicuring. A person who owns an aesthetics establishment shall employ at least one person as a manager who holds an aesthetics license and manages the establishment on a full-time basis. The manager of an aesthetics establishment shall ensure that the establishment operates in compliance with Wisconsin statutes and rules promulgated by the examining board.
Application for Licensure
|Information for Establishment License
|Establishment Floor Plan Document
|Compliance Inspection Report
|Procedures for Exposure to Blood or Bodily Fluids
|Barbering and Cosmetology Convictions Form (if applicable)