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The Board accomplishes the mission of promoting public health and safety in relation to the barbering profession and barbering services proved to the public by:

  • Setting standards of practice and conduct;
  • Reviewing applications in a thorough manner to ensure compliance with statutes and rules;
  • Setting educational requirements and examination standards;
  • Conducting barber examinations to assure professional standards of service are met;
  • Inspecting barber shops and schools to ensure compliance with statues and rules;
  • Responding to inquiries, complaints, and reports regarding registrations and conduct of registered barbers and unregistered practitioners;
  • Providing information and education to the public;
  • Providing clear and concise inspection reports of barber shops.

The Board's registration and inspection processes are designed to assure that barbers and barbershops meet or exceed the legislative and Board established criteria designed to protect public health and safety.


The Minnesota Board of Barber Examiners will hold a Special Meeting on Monday December 12, 2016, to discuss examination procedures. The meeting will be at 8:30 am in Conference Room A on the 4th floor of the University Park Plaza Building, 2829 University Avenue SE Minneapolis, MN. This meeting is open to the public.

The November Minnesota Secretary of State  monthly Notice of Vacancies includes notice of a vacancy, to be filled by a Barber, for the Board of Barber Examiners. For information regarding the board vacancy or to apply please contact the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Office at 651-297-5845 or click here

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held on Monday January 23, 2017 at 8:30 am in conference room A on the 4th floor at 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN. 


Board Meetings

  • Monday December 12, 2016
  • Monday January 23, 2017
  • Monday March 20, 2017
  • Monday May 15, 2017
  • Monday July 17, 2017
  • September 11, 2017 
  • November 20, 2017

Meetings are subject to change at any time.

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