The New York Appearance Enhancement Business Bond is required by the State of New York, Division of Licensing Services. This is a type of surety bond and the required bond amount is $50,000. You need an appearance enhancement license in New York if you plan to practice any of the following services:

  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetics
  • Nail specialty
  • Natural hair styling
  • Waxing

Here are some specific examples of when you need an appearance enhancement license in New York:

  • If you want to open a hair salon, you need a cosmetology license.
  • If you want to open a nail salon, you need a nail specialty license.
  • If you want to open a waxing salon, you need a waxing license.
  • If you want to offer esthetic services, such as facials, waxing, and makeup, you need an esthetics license.
  • If you want to offer natural hair styling services, such as braiding and threading, you need a natural hair styling license.

If you are unsure whether you need an appearance enhancement license in New York, you should contact the New York State Department of State.

New York Appearance Enhancement Business Bond

To get an appearance enhancement license in New York, you must:

  1. Complete an approved course of study. There are many different approved courses of study available, so you can choose one that meets your needs and interests. The course must be at least 600 hours long and cover a variety of topics, including sanitation, safety, and customer service.
  2. Pass the New York State written and practical examinations. The written examination covers the theory of appearance enhancement, while the practical examination demonstrates your skills in performing appearance enhancement services.
  3. Submit an application to the New York State Department of State. The application fee is $100. You will also need to provide proof of completion of your course of study, proof of passing the examinations, and a criminal background check.

Once you have submitted your application and all required documentation, the New York State Department of State will review your application and issue you a license if you meet all of the requirements.

Here are the specific steps involved in getting an appearance enhancement license in New York:

  1. Identify an approved course of study. You can find a list of approved courses of study on the website of the New York State Department of State.
  2. Enroll in an approved course of study. Once you have identified a course, contact the school to enroll.
  3. Complete the course of study. Once you have enrolled in a course, you must complete all of the required coursework and pass the final examination.
  4. Register for the New York State written and practical examinations. You can register for the examinations online or by mail.
  5. Take and pass the written and practical examinations. The written examination is offered on a monthly basis, and the practical examination is offered on a quarterly basis.
  6. Submit your application to the New York State Department of State. You can submit your application online or by mail.
  7. Pay the application fee. The application fee is $100.
  8. Provide proof of completion of your course of study, proof of passing the examinations, and a criminal background check.
  9. Provide a New York Appearance Enhancement Business Bond in the amount of $50,000.
  10. Wait for your license to be issued. Once the New York State Department of State has reviewed your application and all required documentation, they will issue you a license if you meet all of the requirements.

Once you have received your license, you can begin practicing appearance enhancement in New York.

Where can I obtain a New York Appearance Enhancement Business Bond?

At Surety1.com 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 New York Appearance Enhancement Business 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. 

Surety1.com is a service of AssuredPartners one of the largest and fastest growing insurance agencies in the nation. Representing over a dozen surety bond companies, Surety1.com is the premier online provider of surety bonds nationwide since 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

How to Get Your Appearance Enhancement Business 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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