Manicuring Establishment

​License Information

Per Wisconsin State Statutes 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Manicuring Establishment credential is 03/31/odd years.  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 manicuring is practiced must be licensed as a manicuring 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 a manicuring establishment shall employ at least one person as a manager who holds a manicuring license and manages the establishment on a full-time basis. The manager of a manicuring establishment shall ensure that the establishment operates in compliance with Wisconsin statutes and rules promulgated by the examining board.

Application for Licensure

1397Information for Establishment License Application 
Establishment Floor Plan Document​
2471​Compliance Inspection Report
1743Procedures for Exposure to Blood or Bodily Fluids
2253Barbering and Cosmetology Convictions (if applicable)

Renewal Information


  • FEE (See Renewal Dates and Fees)

Renewal Method

RDAFRenewal Dates and Fees