Important Announcement: QVHD is closely monitoring the community spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please direct all general questions to the state's hotline by dialing 2-1-1 or call 833-ASK-YNHH (833-275-9644). Anyone experiencing symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) is strongly urged to contact their medical provider to seek treatment. For additional information, visit our information page at www.qvhd.org/coronavirus-preparedness or ct.gov/coronavirus.

Cosmetology Facility Certification

Cosmetology Inspection and Certification Program

QVHD conducts inspections of barbershop, hairdressing, cosmetology, and massage therapy establishments for the safety and protection of both consumers and practitioners. Preventing infection is the number one concern when inspecting a cosmetology establishment.

Downloadable Guidelines by Sector

Applications, Regulations & Requirements