Find Your State Regulatory Board

Alabama Board of Cosmetology
RSA Union Building
100 North Union Street
PO Box 301750
Montgomery, AL 36130
Tel: 800-815-7453
Fax: 334-242-1926
Web: www.aboc.state.al.us/
Email: cosmetology@aboc.state.al.us
Hours: 1500

 

Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing
Colleen Wilson
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Tel: 907-465-2547
Fax: 907-465-2974
Web: www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pbah.htm
Email: colleen.wilson@alaska.gov
Hours: 350

 

Arizona Board of Cosmetology
1721 East Broadway
Tempe, AZ 85282
Tel: 480-784-4539
Fax: 480-784-4962
Web: www.azboc.gov/
Email: azboard@azboc.gov
Hours: 600

 

Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology
4815 Wet Markham, Slot 8
Little Rock, AK 72205
Tel: 501-682-2168
Fax: 501-682-5640
Web: www.arkansas.gov/cos/
Email: cosmo@arkansas.gov
Hours: 600

 

California State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology
2420 Del Paso Road, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
Tel: 800-952-5210
Fax: 916-575-7281
Web: barbercosmo.ca.gov/
Email: barbercosmo@dca.ca.gov
Hours: 600

 

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)         Posted 9/3/2012
of Barber & Cosmetologist Licensing                                  Current Rules     Proposed Rules
1560 Broadway, #1340
Denver, CO 80202                             
Tel: 303-894-7772
Fax: 303-894-7693
Web: www.dora.state.co.us/Barbers_Cosmetologists
Email: barber-cosmetology@dora.state.co.us
Hours: 600

Connecticut Department of Public Health,

Practtioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capital Avenue, MS #12APP
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Tel: 860-509-7603
Fax: 860-509-8457
Web: www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3143&q=388878
Email: oplc.dph@ct.gov
Hours: No licensing in this state.

 

Delaware State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering
Cannon Building
861 Silver Lake Blvd., #203
Dover, DE 19904
Tel: 302-744-4500
Fax: 302-739-2711
Web: dpr.delaware.gov/boards/cosmetology/index.shtml
Email: customerservice.dpr@state.de.us
Hours: 600 or 1200 for apprenticeship

 

District of Columbia
Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs
Occupational & Professional Licensing
941 North Capitol Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002-4259
Tel: 877-374-1155
Fax: 202-442-4528
Web: www.pearsonvue.com/dc/barbers_cosmo/
Email: SheldonJ.Brown@dc.gov
Hours: 600 or 1200

 

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation
Board of Cosmetology
1940 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783
Tel: 850-487-1395
Fax: 850-921-0038
Web: www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/cosmo/index.html
Email: call.center@dbpr.state.fl.us
Hours: 260 (Facial Specialist)

 

Georgia State Board of Cosmetology
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
Tel: 478-207-2440
Fax: 478-207-1363
Web: www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/cosmetology/default.htm

Email:
Hours: 1000

 

Guam Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
123 Chalan Kareta Vietnam Veterans Highway
Mangilao, GU 96923
Tel: 671-735-7406 x8
Fax: 671-735-7413
Web: www.dphss.guam.gov/about/licensing.htm
Email: mary.guerrero@dphss.guam.gov
Hours: 600

 

Hawaii Board of Barbering & Cosmetology
DCCA-PVL
Attn: BAR/COS
PO Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
Tel: 808-586-3000

Fax: 808-586-2874
Web: www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/boards/barber
Email: barber_cosm@dcca.hawaii.gov
Hours: 600

 

Idaho Board of Cosmetology
700 W State Street

P. O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Tel: 208-334-3233
Fax: 208-334-3945
Web: www.ibol.idaho.gov
Email: cos@ibol.idaho.gov
Hours: 600

 

Illinois Division of Professional Regulation
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62786
Tel: 217-785-0800

Fax: 217-782-7645
Web: www.idfpr.com/dpr/who/esth.asp

Email: FPR.PRFGROUP1@illinois.gov
Hours: 750

 

Indiana State Board of Cosmetology Examiners
Professional Licensing Agency
402 West Washington Street, RM W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tel: 317-234-3031

Fax: 515-281-3121
Web: www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm
Email: pla12@pla.in.gov
Hours: 700

 

Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences
Lucas State Office Bldg.
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Tel: 515-281-4416
Web: www.idph.state.ia.us/licensure/board_homasp?board=cos

Email:
Hours: 600

 

Kansas Board of Cosmetology
714 SW Jackson, Ste 100
Topeka, KS 66603
Tel: 785-296-3155
Fax: 785-296-3002
Web: www.kansas.gov/kboc
Email: kboc@kboc.ks.gov
Hours: 1000

 

Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology
111 St. James Court, #A
Frankfort, KY 40601-2652
Tel: 502-564-4262
Fax: 502-546-0481
Web: www.kbhc.ky.gov/boardinfo/

Email:
Hours: 1000

 

Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology
11622 Sunbelt Court
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Tel: 225-756-3404
Fax: 225-564-0481
Web: www.lsbc.louisiana.gov
Email: jackie.burdette@la.gov
Hours: 750

 

Maine Barbering & Cosmetology Program
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
Tel: 207-624-8579
Fax: 207-624-8637
Web: www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/barbers/index.html
Email: barbercosm.board@maine.gov
Hours: 600

 

Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists
500 North Calvert Street, Room 201
Baltimore, MD 21202-3651
Tel: 410-230-6320

Fax: 410) 244-0977
Web: www.dllr.state.md.us/license/cos/
Email: cos@dllr.state.md.us
Hours: 600

 

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetologists
239 Causeway Street, #500
Boston, MA 02114
Tel: 617-727-9940
Fax: 617-727-1627
Web: www.mass.gov/dpl/boards/hd/index.htm
Email: kim.m.scully@state.ma.us
Hours: 300

 

Michigan Department of Energy, Labor Economic Growth

Bureau of Commerical Services

Cosmetology Licensing
PO Box 30018
Lansing, MI 48909
Tel: 517-241-8720
Fax: 517-373-1044
Web: www.michigan.gov/cosmetology
Email: bcslic@michigan.gov
Hours: 400

 

Minnesota Board of Cosmetologist Examiners
2829 University Avenue Southeast, Ste 710
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Tel: 651-201-2742
Fax: 612-617-2601
Web: www.bceboard.state.mn.us/
Email: bce.board@state.mn.usmailto:bceboard@state.mn.us
Hours: 600

 

Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology
2 Old River Place, Ste B
PO Box 55689
Jackson, MS 39296-5689
Tel: 601-354-5315
Fax: 601-354-6639
Web: www.msbc.state.ms.us/msbc/cosmetology.nsf

Email:
Hours: 600

 

Missouri State Board of Cosmetology
3605 Missouri Blvd.
PO Box 1062
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1062
Tel: 866-762-9432
Fax: 573-751-8167
Web: pr.mo.gov/cosbar.asp
Email: cosbar@pr.mo.gov
Hours: 750

 

Montana Board Barbers and Cosmetologists
301 South Park, 4th Floor
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620
Tel: 406-841-2335
Fax: 406-841-2309
Web: www.cosmetology.mt.gov
Email: dlibsdcos@mt.govmailto:dlibsdcos@mt.gov
Hours: 650

 

Nebraska Department of HHS Licensure Unit
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509
Tel: 402-471-2117
Fax: 402-471-3577
Web: www.hhs.state.ne.us/crl/mhcs/cosindex.htm
Email: kris.chiles@nebraska.gov
Hours: 600

 

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology
1785 East Sahara Avenue, #255
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Tel: 702-486-6542
Fax: 702-369-8064
Web: cosmetology.nv.gov
Email: nvcosmbd@govmail.state.nv.us
Hours: 900 (effective July 1, 2010)

 

New Hampshire Board of Barbering Cosmetology & Esthetics
2 Industrial Park Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: 603-271-3608
Fax: 603-271-8889
Web: www.nh.gov/cosmet

Email:
Hours: 600

 

New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling
124 Halsey
Newark, NJ 07102
Tel: 973-504-6200
Fax: 973-273-8035
Web: www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/nonmedical/coshair.htm

Email:
Hours: 600

 

New Mexico Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists
2550 Cerrillos Road, Second Floor
Tony Anaya Building
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel: 505-476-4690
Fax: 505-476-4665
Web: www.rld.state.nm.us/BarbersCosmetologists/index.html

Email:
Hours: 600

 

New York Department of State
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, NY 12201-2001
Tel: 518-474-4429
Fax: 518-473-6648
Web: www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/professions/appearance/appear.htm
Email: licensing@dos.state.ny.us
Hours: 600

 

North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
1201 Front Street, #110
Raleigh, NC 27609
Tel: 919-733-4117
Fax: 919-733-4127
Web: www.nccosmeticarts.com
Email: nccosmo@nccosmeticarts.com
Hours: 600

 

North Dakota State Board of Cosmetology
PO Box 2177
Bismarck, ND 58502-2177
Tel: 701-224-9800
Fax: 701-222-8756
Web: www.ndcosmetology.com/home/
Email: cosmo@midconetwork.com
Hours: 600

 

Ohio State Board of Cosmetology
1929 Gateway Circle
Grove City, OH 43123
Tel: 614-466-3834 or 866-642-6723
Fax: 614-644-6880
Web: www.cos.ohio.gov
Email: sue.gatwood@cos.state.oh.us
Hours: 600

 

Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology
2401 Northwest 23rd Street, #84
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Tel: 405-521-2441
Fax: 405-521-2440
Web: www.ok.gov/cosmo
Email: slewelling@cosmo.state.ok.us
Hours: 600

 

Oregon Health Licensing Office
700 Summer Street Northeast, #320
Salem, OR 97301-1287
Tel: 503-378-8667
Fax: 503-370-9004
Web: www.oregon.gov/HLO/COS/index.shtml
Email: ohla.info@state.or.us
Hours: 500

 

Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology
Department of State
Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs
Penn Center
2601 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Tel: 717-783-7130
Fax: 717-705-5540
Web: www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/cwp/view.asp?a=1104&q=432561
Email: st-cosmetology@state.pa.us
Hours: 300

 

Puerto Rico Board of Examiners of Beauty Specialists
PO Box 9023271
San Juan, PR 00902-3271
Tel: 809-722-2122
Fax: 787-722-4818

Web:

Email:
Hours: No license for Estheticians

 

Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capital Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Tel: 800-942-7434
Fax: 401-222-6548
Web: www.health.ri.gov/hsr/professions/hair_barb.php

Email:
Hours: 600

 

South Carolina State
Board of Cosmetology
110 Centerville Drive
Synergy Business Park
Kingstree Bldg.
Columbia, SC 29210
OR
PO Box 12517
Columbia, SC 29211
Tel: 803-896-4501
Fax: 803-896-4525
Web: www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Cosmetology
Email: jonese@llr.sc.gov
Hours: 450

 

South Dakota Cosmetology Commission
500 East Capital Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Tel: 605-773-6193
Fax: 605-773-7175
Web: http://dol.sd.gov/bdcomm/cosmet/
Email: cosmetology@state.sd.us
Hours: 600

 

Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology               *Download Summary of Medical Spa Workgroup
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Tel: 615-741-2515
Fax: 615-741-1310
Web: http://tennessee.gov/commerce/boards/cosmetology/
Email: beverly.waller@tn.gov
Hours: 750

 

Texas DOLR Cosmetology Program
PO Box 12088
Austin, TX 78711
Tel: 512-463-6599
Fax: 512-475-2871
Web: www.license.state.tx.us/cosmet/cosmet.htm
Email: cs.cosmetologists@license.state.tx.us
Hours: 750

 

US Virgin Islands
Administrator, Boards and Commissions
Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
Golden Rock Shopping Center, Suite #9
Christiansted, VI 00820-4311
Tel: 340-776-7216
Fax: 340-693-8036
Web: dlca.vi.gov/boardcertifications/steps/barbers/
Email: nathalie.hodge@dlca.vi.gov
Hours: No esthetician license.

 

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing
160 East 300 South, Po. Ob Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
Tel: 801-530-6628
Fax: 801-530-6511
Web: www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/cosmetology_barbering.html

Email:doplburea2@utah.gov
Hours: 600 Master 1,200

 

Vermont Secretary of State
Office of Professional Regulation
Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists
Redstone Building
26 Terrace Street, Drawer 09
Montpelier, VT 05609-1106
Tel: 802-828-1505
Fax: 802-828-2465
Web: www.vtprofessionals.org/opr1/cosmetologists/
Email: kshangraw@sec.state.vt.us
Hours: 600

 

Virginia DPOR Board for Barbers and Cosmetologists
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste 400
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Tel: 804-367-8509

Fax: 804-527-4295
Web: www.dpor.virginia.gov/dporweb/bnc_main.cfm
Email: barbercosmo@dpor.virginia.gov
Hours: 600 & 1200

 

Washington State Department of Licensing
Cosmetology Program
Business and Professions Division
405 Black Lake Boulevard SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Tel: 360-664-6626
Fax: 360-664-2550
Web: www.dol.wa.gov
Email: plssunit@dol.wa.gov
Hours: 600

 

West Virginia State Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists
1201 Dunbar Avenue
Dunbar WV 25064
Tel: 304-558-2924
Fax: 304-558-3450
Web: www.wvbbc.org
Email: adam.l.higginbotham@wv.gov
Hours: 600

 

Wisconsin Department of Regulations & Licensing
Barbering & Cosmetology Exam Board
PO Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
OR
1400 East Washington Avenue, Room 112
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: 608-266-5511
Fax: 608-261-7083
Web: www.drl.state.wi.us/profession.asp?profid=62&locid=0
Email: Yolanda.McGowan@wisconsin.govmailto:web@drl.state.wi.us
Hours: 450

 

Wyoming Board of Cosmetology
2515 Warren Avenue, #302
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Tel: 307-777-3534
Fax: 307-777-3681
Web: http://cosmetology.state.wy.us
Email: babern@state.wy.us
Hours: 600