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Requirements to get a Permanent Makeup License in Virginia

Updated: May 10

Per DPOR you need to take board approved training to get your PMU License, Luckily you are here at the best school. More info below:

You can take our 200 hour PMU Licensure Bootcamp training to get your VA (PCT) Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer License​

This hands-on program covers a wide range of the hottest & most popular techniques: ​​




​Powder Brows

Ombre Brows

Combo Brows


Bonus: NANO brows

AKA Cashmere Brows which are Machine Hair Strokes


My Secret Brow Mapping technique for perfect symmetry



Eye lash Enhancement | Eyeliner tattoo



Lip Blushing

Lip mapping techniques


Scalp micropigmentation (SMP)

Bonus, Included in this course


Professional Kit you can use on your clients ( Included, valued at $1,000+)

Color Theory

3 - Point Stretching technique

Lifetime support via Telegram Group

Social media and marketing guidance

Live Demos by our Expert Artists

Learn the science & Art of PMU: How to apply the right pressure & technique for maximum pigment retention & best results. This will help you understand so you don’t go too deep or too shallow. ​



The best State of Virginia Permanent Cosmetic Tattooing Examinations Prep: with lots of practice exam questions to get you ready for the real exam

In-house PMU Manual Workbook ​



PMU vendors supply list with links

Client consent forms and waivers you can use with your actual clients

Student members' exclusive discounts on extra courses


For the convenience of our students: We have a complimentary snacks, drinks and Nespresso coffee bar at our school

What makes your PMU classes the best possible training?​


You will learn PMU for Brows, Nano Brows, Lips, Eyeliner, SMP and much more with us not just one style ....​​


Our Expert Instructors will teach you UNIQUE techniques & skills obtained & developed throughout thousands of clients & numerous international certifications!​

With years of experience and training hundreds of students our Instructor, Agnes will prepare you for the theory Examination. We personally developed & perfected our material throughout the years.

that includes but is not limited to :

Numerous practice exams, diagrams, presentations that get you ready for the real board exam


Numerous Color handouts that prepare and inform you on the best practices, sanitation, anatomy, healing time, practice, brow mapping, etc


We always continue to improve our study material so you can successfully pass the " State of Virginia Permanent Cosmetic Tattooing Examinations " ​


Our course comes with a Vendor list and links of the actual products our master artist and licensed instructor uses on her clients everyday. We've done the research and hand-picked only the top-performing options, so you can save both time and money

Will I get a chance to actually practice PMU and learn on live models ?

YES! with direct supervision from our Licensed Instructor & Internationally Certified Master Artist & trainer Jiba​


Our Permanent Cosmetics Tattoo Licensure program is designed to provide you with extensive practical training, ensuring you feel confident when working with real clients.​


You will have many chances to ask questions and learn the sequence of a successful PMU procedure


What if I need some help, support or have any questions when working on clients ?

For our students, and as part of this course you will receive Lifetime support throughout the training and after completion​​​​​​

Can I do (PMU) Permanent Makeup on clients legally in Virginia with just a certification ?

The answer is NO : To legally practice as a cosmetic tattoo artist in VA, it is mandatory to obtain your VA Permanent Cosmetic Tattooing License. We have more info here : Certification Vs Getting licensed

How long is the VA PMU Licensure course?

Our in person LIVE, hands-on course is 13 weeks long | 200 hours total

100 hours | Theory taught by VA licensed Expert Instructor & Artist, Agnes


120+ hours | Practical taught by Internationally certified Master PMU Artist & VA licensed instructor, Jiba​

Do I need any experience to take this Permanent makeup licensure training ?


No prior experience or certification is needed. This course is designed for beginners

​We will teach you everything you need to know from A to Z ​

Is DMV Beauty & Academy VA State Board approved?

DMV Beauty & Academy is State Board recognized and approved as an educational facility where students can obtain their "Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer" license through the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR)

Who regulates PMU- Permanent Makeup, Microblading in the Commonwealth of VA?

The Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology (the “Board”) is responsible for licensing and regulating the profession of permanent cosmetic tattooing in the State of Virginia

Please text us here or at 571-565-1467 for more information


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