On November 5, 2022, the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology (Board) announced in a bulletin that the rules affecting cosmetology fees outlined in the web post below have been adopted. The graduated fee increases have the following effective dates:
- The initial graduated increase for application fees became effective November 5, 2022. The second increase will occur July 1, 2024.
- The initial graduated increase for biennial renewal fees became effective November 5, 2022. That increase affects renewal fees for the February 1, 2023 – January 31, 2025, renewal period. This fee increase impacts licenses that expire January 31, 2023. The second biennial renewal fee increase will occur July 1, 2024.