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Permits For Beauticians In Cyprus

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Information on permits for beauticians in Cyprus

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Description

In order to practice as a beautician in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to register at the Beauticians Registry of the Cyprus Beauticians Registration Council, operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Health.

Eligibility Criteria

Every natural person is eligible to register at the Beauticians Registry, provided that the Cyprus Beauticians Registration Council is satisfied that he/she fulfils the following criteria:

is a citizen of the Republic of Cyprus or a European citizen or a spouse or a child of a Cyprus citizen who has his/her permanent residence in Cyprus, at the time of the application’s submission;

holds a high school certificate or equivalent certificate;

holds a health certificate issued by a member of the Cyprus Medical Association or a registered doctor from the member state where the certificate was issued. In the second case the certificate must be certified from the appropriate authority in the member state where the doctors is practising;

has not been convicted to a moral offense. He/she must submit a clear criminal record from the appropriate authority of the country of residence;

From 01/01/2017 he/she must

a) have a Beautician Degree or Diploma or Certificate which has been accredited by the Cyprus Accreditation Council or

b) have a Beautician Diploma at least three years duration, issued by tertiary education faculty whose curriculum is evaluated from ΣΕΚΑΠ (Council for Educational Evaluation – Accreditation) or equivalent body in the country where the diploma was issued, which includes six months of practical training acquired before the end of study or

c) have a Beautician Diploma at least two years duration, issued by tertiary education faculty whose curriculum is evaluated from ΣΕΚΑΠ (Council for Educational Evaluation – Accreditation) or equivalent body in the country where the diploma was issued, and six months of practical training acquired after the end of study. In the third case the professional will be practising with limited fields activities.

Before 01/01/2017 he/she must a) have a Beautician Diploma at least two years duration, issued by tertiary education faculty whose curriculum is evaluated from ΣΕΚΑΠ (Council for Educational Evaluation – Accreditation) or equivalent body in the country where the diploma was issued or b) have a Beautician Diploma at least three years duration, issued by tertiary education faculty whose curriculum is evaluated from ΣΕΚΑΠ (Council for Educational Evaluation – Accreditation) or equivalent body in the country where the diploma was issued, or c) has practised the profession of the Beautician with good intention before 4th February 2000 that the Law for the registration of Beautician was set in force.

Application Procedure

The Registration Application at the Beauticians Registry can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or by contacting directly the competent authority:

Cyprus Beauticians Registration Council
Ministry of Health

1 Chilonos str. and 17 Prodromou str.

1448 Nicosia

Tel. +357 22605418

Fax: +357 22605623

The application should be accompanied by the following documents:

copy of Birth Certificate/or copy of Identity Card/or copy of Passport;

certified copy of School Certificate;

certified copy of a BeauticianĪ†s Degree/Diploma/Certificate;

certified copy of transcript of the above mentioned Degree/Diploma/Certificate;

certified copy of special training (if any) in the field of Electrical Epilation (Electrolysis) and/or varicose veins treatment;

original certificate of working experience as a Beautician (self employed or employee) for at least three years before the implementation of the relevant Law;

original Health Certificate issued by a registered member of the Cyprus Medical Association specializing in the field of Pathology or in the field of General Medicine;

original Certificate of Clear Criminal Record;

two recent photos;

registration fee of €30(payable through bank transfer).

The applicant is informed regarding the authorisation decision within three months from the date that the application form and supporting documents were duly submitted. Upon approval, the applicant needs to pay the licence fee of €30 to the Cyprus Beauticians Registration Council through Bank transfer.

The Registration Certificate is valid infinitively subject to the payment of the annual licence fee of €30.

Obligations and Supervision

Registered Beauticians are obliged to comply with the provisions of the The Beauticians Registration 1999 (Ν.40(Ι))/99) Law, as periodically amended.

Other Associations

Cyprus Association of Beauty Therapists

8, Grivas Dhigenis Ave. & 3, Deligiorgis Str.,
P.O.Box 21455, 1509 Nicosia Cyprus

Tel.: +357 22889800, +357 22889754

Fax.: +357 22669048

Source PSC

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