"Application for Reexamination" - Florida

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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Board of Cosmetology
Application for Reexamination
Form # DBPR COSMO 3
APPLICATION CHECKLIST – IMPORTANT – Submit all items on the checklist below with your
application to ensure faster processing.
APPLICATION
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
 Complete all portions of this application.
 Pay $18.50 fee (Make check payable to Department of Business and
Reexamination
Application
Professional Regulation).
Please mail your completed application, documentation and required fee(s) to:
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783
Instructions
If you have any questions or need assistance in completing this application, please contact the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Customer Contact Center, at 850.487.1395.
1. General Requirements for Reexamination
a. Applicant only completing 1,000 hours of education in Florida prior to taking the initial
examination must return to school and complete the remaining 200 hours of education before
applying for reexamination. Completion of 1,200 hours and date of completion must be
verified by the school official.
b. Applicant must pass both portions of the cosmetology examination within a two-year period
from the date of the first attempt of either portion of the examination. If both portions of the
examination are not passed within a two-year period, applicant is required to pass both
portions of the examination again. If applicant fails either portion of the examination on the
first attempt, applicant can submit a reexamination application without any additional
signatures from the cosmetology school. Remedial hours may be required with verification
by the cosmetology school.
i.
An applicant taking the examination for the third time must return to an approved school
of cosmetology for a minimum of 40 hours of remedial instruction prior to reexamination.
ii.
An applicant taking the examination for the fourth time must return to an approved school
of cosmetology for a minimum of 80 hours of remedial instruction prior to reexamination.
iii.
No remedial hours are required for reexamination after completing the 80 remedial hours.
c. Applicant must submit a new course completion certificate from a board-approved Initial
HIV/AIDS course provider with their application if the course completion certificate provided
with the applicant’s initial examination application is over two years old. The board-approved
Initial HIV/AIDS course must be at least 4 hours long. Please see the list of board-approved
Initial HIV/AIDS
Courses.
2. Application Instructions (by section)
a. Section I
i.
Use this application if you are applying to retake the licensure examination.
b. Section II
i.
Fill out each section completely.
ii.
In the Full Legal Name section, applicants must use the name as it appears on his or her
Social Security card. Do not use nicknames or initials.
c. Section III
i.
If this is your second examination attempt, and your first attempt was after completing
1,200 schooling hours or was based on out-of-state licensure, no action by a school
official is required. Please check the box that applies to you and skip to Section IV.
ii.
If this is your second examination attempt, and your first attempt was after completing
1,000 hours of education in Florida prior to taking the initial examination, or this is your
DBPR COSMO 3 Application for Reexamination
Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.011
August 2017
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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Board of Cosmetology
Application for Reexamination
Form # DBPR COSMO 3
APPLICATION CHECKLIST – IMPORTANT – Submit all items on the checklist below with your
application to ensure faster processing.
APPLICATION
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
 Complete all portions of this application.
 Pay $18.50 fee (Make check payable to Department of Business and
Reexamination
Application
Professional Regulation).
Please mail your completed application, documentation and required fee(s) to:
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783
Instructions
If you have any questions or need assistance in completing this application, please contact the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Customer Contact Center, at 850.487.1395.
1. General Requirements for Reexamination
a. Applicant only completing 1,000 hours of education in Florida prior to taking the initial
examination must return to school and complete the remaining 200 hours of education before
applying for reexamination. Completion of 1,200 hours and date of completion must be
verified by the school official.
b. Applicant must pass both portions of the cosmetology examination within a two-year period
from the date of the first attempt of either portion of the examination. If both portions of the
examination are not passed within a two-year period, applicant is required to pass both
portions of the examination again. If applicant fails either portion of the examination on the
first attempt, applicant can submit a reexamination application without any additional
signatures from the cosmetology school. Remedial hours may be required with verification
by the cosmetology school.
i.
An applicant taking the examination for the third time must return to an approved school
of cosmetology for a minimum of 40 hours of remedial instruction prior to reexamination.
ii.
An applicant taking the examination for the fourth time must return to an approved school
of cosmetology for a minimum of 80 hours of remedial instruction prior to reexamination.
iii.
No remedial hours are required for reexamination after completing the 80 remedial hours.
c. Applicant must submit a new course completion certificate from a board-approved Initial
HIV/AIDS course provider with their application if the course completion certificate provided
with the applicant’s initial examination application is over two years old. The board-approved
Initial HIV/AIDS course must be at least 4 hours long. Please see the list of board-approved
Initial HIV/AIDS
Courses.
2. Application Instructions (by section)
a. Section I
i.
Use this application if you are applying to retake the licensure examination.
b. Section II
i.
Fill out each section completely.
ii.
In the Full Legal Name section, applicants must use the name as it appears on his or her
Social Security card. Do not use nicknames or initials.
c. Section III
i.
If this is your second examination attempt, and your first attempt was after completing
1,200 schooling hours or was based on out-of-state licensure, no action by a school
official is required. Please check the box that applies to you and skip to Section IV.
ii.
If this is your second examination attempt, and your first attempt was after completing
1,000 hours of education in Florida prior to taking the initial examination, or this is your
DBPR COSMO 3 Application for Reexamination
Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.011
August 2017
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third or fourth examination attempt, a school official must complete all information
contained under the heading TO BE COMPLETED BY SCHOOL OFFICIAL.
iii.
Check the box that correctly applies to the applicant.
iv.
Please indicate the name, address, and phone number of the school where any
additional training was completed.
v.
School official must sign, date, and print name.
d. Section IV
i.
Applicant must sign the affirmation by written declaration.
ii.
If the applicant fails to sign the affirmation statement, the Department will not process the
application.
3. Other Information
a. Testing Information
i.
The examination is administered via computer-based testing.
ii.
You must keep the Department informed of any change of address immediately to ensure
receipt of all pertinent information. The post office will NOT automatically forward your
exam package to a new address.
iii.
Once the examination application has been approved, you will receive written notification
from the Department’s examination vendor, Pearson VUE, to schedule a date and time
for your written cosmetology examination. The website for Pearson VUE is
www.pearsonvue.com.
b. Employment Eligibility
i.
An applicant is eligible to begin working under the supervision of a licensed
Cosmetologist upon passing both parts of the examination within a two-year
period. Applicant must submit to the salon owner a copy of the results of the
examination and the examination results must be posted at their work station.
ii.
Please see
Florida Board of Cosmetology FAQs
for additional information.
c.
Post-Licensure Procedures
i.
A Cosmetologist must renew his or her license on or before October 31 of every other
year, according to the fee schedule as outlined in Rule 61G5-24.008, Florida
Administrative Code.
ii.
Prior to the expiration of each licensure period, all licensed Cosmetologists shall
complete a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education. Please see Rule 61G5-32.001,
Florida Administrative Code, for details concerning what subjects areas must be
completed for continuing education credit.
DBPR COSMO 3 Application for Reexamination
Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.011
August 2017
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State of Florida
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Board of Cosmetology
Application for Reexamination
Form # DBPR COSMO 3
If you have any questions or need assistance in completing this application, please contact the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395.
For additional information see the Instructions at the beginning of this application.
Section I – Application Type
APPLICATION TYPE
 Application for Reexamination [0501/1011]
Section II – Applicant Information
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Social Security Number*
Last/Surname
First
Middle
Suffix
Email Address:
Phone Number:
MAILING ADDRESS
Street address or P.O. Box
City
State
Zip Code
County (if Florida address)
Country
* The disclosure of your Social Security number is mandatory on all professional and occupational license
applications, is solicited by the authority granted by 42 U.S.C. §§ 653 and 654, and will be used by the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation pursuant to §§ 409.2577, 409.2598, 455.203(9), and 559.79(3), Florida
Statutes, for the efficient screening of applicants and licensees by a Title IV-D child support agency to assure
compliance with child support obligations. It is also required by § 559.79(1), Florida Statutes, for determining eligibility
for licensure and mandated by the authority granted by 42 U.S.C. § 405(c)(2)(C)(i), to be used by the Department of
Business and Professional Regulation to identify licensees for tax administration purposes.
Section III – Reexamination Information
REEXAMINATION CATEGORIES
Note: If applicant meets requirements below, certification of a school official is not necessary.
 Second examination attempt, after having completed 1,200 hours of schooling prior to first
attempt.
 Second examination attempt and eligibility for examination based on out of state/country
licensure.
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Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.011
August 2017
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Section III – Reexamination Information – continued
REEXAMINATION CATEGORIES REQUIRING SCHOOL OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION
THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT THE STUDENT NAMED BELOW IS MAKING:
 A second examination attempt, and the applicant has completed an additional 200 hours of
schooling from a Florida approved school of cosmetology after completing 1,000 hours of schooling
prior to first exam.
 A third examination attempt, and the applicant has completed 40 remedial hours of training.
 A fourth examination attempt, and the applicant has completed 80 remedial hours of training.
Name of School
Address of School
Date Student Enrolled
School Phone Number (include area code)
Signature of School Official
Date
/
/
Printed/Typed Name of School Official
Section IV – Affirmation By Written Declaration
AFFIRMATION BY WRITTEN DECLARATION
I certify that I am empowered to execute this application as required by Section 559.79, Florida Statutes. I
understand that my signature on this written declaration has the same legal effect as an oath or
affirmation. Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have read the foregoing application and the facts
stated in it are true. I understand that falsification of any material information on this application
may result in criminal penalty or administrative action, including a fine, suspension or revocation
of the license.
Signature:
Date:
Print Name:
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Incorporated by Rule: 61-35.011
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