The California Cosmetology School Bond is required by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. The bond is required for those operating a cosmetology school. The amount of the surety bond is $10,000. This is the minimum required amount by the California Board of Cosmetology. However, the actual amount of the bond may be higher depending on the school’s enrollment and financial condition.

What does the California Cosmetology School Bond do?California Cosmetology School Bond

The bond is put in place to protect the student’s tuition. Students are protected from any financial harm imposed by the cosmetology school. Cosmetology schools are held to practicing good ethics and not running a fraudulent school. 

What are other License Requirements?

  • Application for Cosmetology School Approval
  • “Intent to Approve” letter from the BPPE
  • Meeting the building code standards 
  • Meeting the minimum equipment requirements
  • Have at least 25 full time students interested in attending the cosmetology course at your school 
  • Curriculum for the full cosmetology course 
  • Have an on-site inspection of the school by a Board inspector 

Where can I get a California Cosmetology School Bond?

At we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:

  1. Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application1
  2. Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
  3. Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium

Once these steps have been completed, the California Cosmetology School Bond will be shipped to the bond applicant.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license. is a service of AssuredPartners one of the largest and fastest growing insurance agencies in the nation. Representing over a dozen surety bond companies, is the premier online provider of surety bonds nationwide since 2003.

How to Get Your California Cosmetology School Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.

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