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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 next meeting of the Board will be held on Monday September 28, 2015 at 8:30 am in conference room C on the 3rd floor of the University Park Plaza Building, 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN.  Board meetings are open to the public.

At the September 28, 2015 meeting the Board will hold a hearing regarding an application by Molor Barber School to open a new location in St. Cloud.  Members of the public and barbering profession are welcome to attend the meeting or send a letter to voice concerns or support for the proposed school. If responding in writing please submit your letter on or before September 17, 2015 to assure it is included in the meeting materials.
July 27, 2015:  The Board is pleased to welcome Ronald W. Arnold as Barber Inspector. 

As of July 1, 2015 the 10% E-Licensing Surcharge is no longer being added to licensing fees.  Fee Schedule as of July 1, 2015

Board Meetings

  • Monday January 26, 2015
  • Monday March 23, 2015
  • Monday May 18, 2015
  • Monday July 27, 2015
  • September 28, 2015
  • November 23, 2015

Meetings are subject to change at any time.

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