For Barbering & Cosmetology Licensure
Services & Fees
A file number will be assigned and notification will be sent upon receipt of the application.
This report identifies the institution(s) attended, dates of attendance, credential(s) earned, and the United States educational equivalent.
Please note that evaluation reports may vary, depending on the individual requirements of each state board.
There are no rush services for barbering & cosmetology licensure evaluations.
Please note that the processing time for the evaluation only begins once we have received all required documentation (and/or fees).
Allow a minimum of 15 business days from the receipt of all required documentation (and/or fees) for your evaluation to be mailed.
State Boards that Accept IERF Reports
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Copies Requested at the Time of the Application
One official sealed agency copy and one applicant copy are included in the report fee. Additional official sealed copies requested at the time of application cost $20 per copy.
Copies Requested After an Evaluation Report Has Been Mailed
Once a report has been mailed, extra copies may be obtained using the Request Form for Duplicate Copies of an Evaluation. Separate fees apply.
Please note that applicant files and documents are only kept for 2 years. Returning applicants seeking additional reports after the 2-year period must submit a new application and new fees, along with their academic records.
Please submit a set of photocopies (front and back) of all original documents, including translations. Otherwise, you will be assessed a $20 fee.
As required by all state boards, your evaluation will be addressed and mailed directly to the Board.
Evaluations are sent via regular mail unless otherwise requested. There is no additional fee for regular mail.
Mailing with a Tracking Service
If you prefer mailing with a tracking service (e.g., UPS, DHL, etc.), we offer the following:
Domestic Secure Mailing for $20 per address
Domestic Next Day Delivery for $35 per address
International Secure Mailing for $75 per address
We recommend that you select either Secure Mailing or Domestic Next Day Delivery for the return of your original academic records. Please note that your original documents will not be returned to you, unless you instruct us in writing to return them via regular mail. IERF accepts no liability related to the loss or damage of documents during mailing.
Payment in the form of a check, cashier’s check, money order or credit card must accompany all applications, and must be payable to IERF.
Overseas payments must be in U.S. dollars and drawn on a United States bank. If payment is being made by a bank draft, an additional $15 processing fee is required.