Cosmetology School Application Instructions

Before beginning the application process, please review the General Cosmetology School Application Information above.  If you are ready to begin the process outlined, please send the following information to Ms. Pat Neri at

                Name of Institution:
                Phone Number:
                Institution Contact:
                Title or Position:
                Phone Number:

Upon receipt of this information, an account will be established, and the following login process will apply:

1. Initial Log in

a. Visit the following website: or select Edvera from

b. Enter the Log in information provided by GNPEC and click “Log in”.

c. You will now see your “Dashboard” with your school’s information listed.

d. Your name should appear in the top right corner of the screen.

e. Click on your name to access your Profile and Notifications (this is your mailbox).

f. If needed, please update your contact information. 

g. Save the information by clicking the “save” button at the bottom of the screen.

2. New and Renewal Application

a. Select the “Documents” tab at the top of the page.

b. Select the “+Start Document” tab.

c. Select “Cosmetology School Exemption”.

d. “Continue” if the correct application is listed at the top of the screen. 

e. Enter your institution’s information into each appropriate field. You can save this document and return if necessary. The document will be under the In Progress tab under Documents.

3. Approval Process

a. Once you have provided all required information, your institution’s status will be “Pending SA Approval”. After it has been reviewed and approved, you will receive a confirmation email.You may print this information for your records.

4. Additional Requirements

a. The application will not be approved until the following items have been submitted to the GNPEC office:

b. Tuition Guaranty Trust Fund Payment (Make check payable to TGTF.)

c. Original proof of Bond (Bond Form, Bond Continuation Certificate, or Bond Rider)

These items must be sent to the GNPEC office at the listed address:

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
Attn: Cosmetology School Application
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, GA 30084