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Effective Nov. 1, 2007, Oklahoma law requires all natural persons fourteen (14) years of age or older applying for or renewing a license to verify his or her lawful presence in the United States by executing a sworn affidavit indicating that the person is either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident alien, or qualified alien. 56 O.S. Supp. 2007 71. You must complete and return either the Option 1 affidavit or the Option 2 affidavit, whichever is applicable.

The appropriate affidavit must be completed and returned within ten (10) days. LICENSE APPLICATION OR RENEWAL MAY BE DENIED, SUSPENDED OR REVOKED FOR FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND RETURN THIS AFFIDAVIT AS REQUIRED BY LAW. Faxed copies are not acceptable.


1. If you are a U.S. citizen (by either birth or naturalization) or a U.S. national, you must complete the Option 1 Affidavit.

2. If you are a legal permanent resident alien, or otherwise qualified alien, you must submit the Option 2 Affidavit. You must also submit documents that support your qualified alien status, such as a front and back copy of your Permanent Resident Alien Card (green card) or a copy of your IRS form I-94. The Board will review the completed form and may request additional information and status documentation as needed to comply with this law.

3. You must sign the affidavit in the presence of a notary public or other officer authorized by State law to notarize affidavits. The Board’s office is staffed with notaries who are available to provide notary service at no cost to applicants. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Proper ID is required to complete the notary. The Board will not accept an affidavit that has not been properly notarized.

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The Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology announces the recruitment for Cosmetology Inspector/Examiner (Level 1-J52AA).  Duty station will be 2401 N.W. 23rd, Ste. 84.  Travel will be required.  Please submit applications to the Office of Personnel Mgmt., Jim Thorpe Bldg. 2101 N. Lincoln Blvd., OKC 405-521-2171 or visit  Closing date will be May 19, 2009.

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Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology
2401 NW 23rd, Suite 84
Shepherd Mall
Oklahoma City, OK 73107