Salon & Spa Relocation
Salon/Spa owners relocating their registered cosmetology establishment are required to contact the Association to obtain a valid permit to operate and complete Schedule A-2.  Salon relocation is subject to a Salon/Spa Relocation Fee as outlined in Schedule B.  Once the Association is in receipt of all forms and payment of fees applicable thereto, a Temporary Permit will be issued and an inspection of the salon/spa will be arranged.  Upon a successful inspection, you will be provided with a valid permit to operate. 

New Ownership

Individuals taking over ownership of an existing salon are required to complete Schedule C and Schedule A-2 along with providing proof of ownership. Documentation stating the old owner has relinquished ownership must accompany this application. Completed forms can be submitted by fax at (902) 468-7147, email or at the Cosmetology Association office. Click Here for the New Ownership Registration package

Salon & Spa Closure
Individuals no longer operating a cosmetology establishment are required to notify the Association in writing (email accepted) of such closure with a request that the corresponding account/membership with the Cosmetology Association be discontinued.  Please click to submit the request.

If you require additional information, please contact .
Cosmetology Association (NS)
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS  B3S 1A2

Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday 8:30 - 4:30
Friday 8:30 - 3:00

*Holiday or Weather closures/cancellations will be noted in the Calendar.
Office: (902) 468-6477
Fax: (902) 468-7147
Toll Free: (800) 765-8757

General Inquiries

Provincial Exam Information

Executive Director
Dana Sharkey, CAE 



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