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Save Time...Apply Online! The processing time for an online application is approximately 3 weeks faster than mailed applications. Mailed applications can take up to 8 weeks to process.

For BreEZe Online Help, please see the BreEZe FAQs.

Initial applications: You should receive the PSI handbook to schedule the written exam at a time or location of your choice approximately 6 weeks after your application is approved.

Re-exam applications: You should receive the PSI handbook to schedule the written exam at a time or location of your choice approximately 3 weeks after your application is approved.

Note: Please review the Reciprocity Application and Instructions carefully to verify you meet all the qualifications. If you do not, please review the Out of State/Out of Country information.

Note: If you are licensed in another state as a barber, cosmetologist, electrologist, esthetician, or manicurist, you may qualify for Reciprocity. Please review the "Reciprocity Application" and "Reciprocity Information and Checklist" BEFORE submitting an Out of State/Out of Country Application.

A Personal Service Permit (PSP) allows licensees to provide limited services outside of licensed establishments if they meet certain requirements. Please review all information below if you are a licensee interested in obtaining a Personal Service Permit.

Note: Fingerprints are processed through the Department of Justice (DOJ), and applications cannot be processed until an approval has been received from the DOJ. Due to the fingerprinting requirements, the typical timeframe could be up to 12 weeks to process your application.

If you need technical help with BreEZe, call (916) 557-1208 or email BreEZe@dca.ca.gov.

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