Taiwan only regulates massage therapists among the beauty professionals in the country. The rest of the beauticians are not required licenses for practice.

Regulated Beauty Service in Taiwan:

Regulated Beauty Service in Taiwan

Massage Therapist

As per Taiwan’s People with Disabilities Rights Protection Act, visually impaired individuals are the only practitioners who should be legally licensed in the country. They should complete a 2-3-year training program in massage. Other requirements for becoming a recognised massage therapist are found here:


Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Taiwan


Barbering certificates are not mandatory for practitioners in Taiwan. Individuals can begin practising this profession once they graduate from high school.

Makeup Artist

Makeup certifications and other equivalent qualifications are unnecessary in the country. Practitioners are not regulated, making it easier for aspirants to start earning as artists.

Lash Technician / Waxing Technician / Facialist / Spray Tanning Technician

Beauticians are skilled professionals in many beauty services, such as waxing, spray tanning and facials. They are not regulated, and the industry only demands the right skills and completion of high school to begin providing services.


Skilled individuals in hair can become professionals even without training certifications. Hairstylists are unregulated, and the country doesn’t require licenses.

Nail Technician

Training for nail technicians is not required in the country. Aspirants can master professional skills through experience and start working even after high school.