All practitioners who provide services in Oregon must do so in a licensed facility
, which is defined as "...an establishment operated on a regular or irregular basis for the purpose of providing services in one or more fields of practice."
The only exception is a practitioner who obtains a freelance authorization
, which is a written authorization allowing a pracititioner to practice outside of or away from a licensed facility.
The third type of cosmetology business license is an independent contractor
registration. An independent contractor is defined as a practitioner "...who is not under the control and direction of a facility license holder." Temporary facility permits
allow holders to operate a facility on a temporary basis for a period not to exceed 30 consecutive calendar days.
All practitioners must be certified in one or more fields of practice to provide services.