Nail Technician and Esthetician Information

In early June, 2019, the Connecticut General Assembly passed House Bill 7424.  Sections 191-200 provide for a licensing program for estheticians, eyelash technicians and nail technicians, .  The bill has not yet been signed by Governor Lamont.

Please monitor this website periodically for updates regarding the Department's implementation of these licensing programs.

The following information is current and will be updated if the Governor signs the bill.

Pursuant to Section 20-250(4),  Connecticut General Statutes, no Connecticut license is required of individuals performing facials, pedicures, eyebrow arching, shampooing, manicures, or braiding.

There is no licensure or certification offered or required for nail technicians or estheticians in Connecticut.