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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. 


As a regulatory Board the mission of the Board of Barber Examiners is to promote public health and safety by assuring that barbers are appropriately trained and demonstrate the skills necessary to conduct barber services in a safe, sanitary, and appropriate environment. 


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 at 8:00am, Monday March 23, 2015 in Conference RoomA on the 4thfoor of the Universit Park Plaza Building, 2829 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Current forms of payment are check, money order, or cash in the office.  WE DO NOT KEEP CASH ON HAND SO PLEASE BRING THE EXACT AMOUNT. We do not accept over payments in any amount. You may pay by credit or debit card though the on line payment system only.
  • The Minnesota Board of Barber Examiners meets at 8:30 am at 2829 University Avenue South East, Minneapolis, MN every other month. Meetings are held in Conference Room A on the 4th floor at 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN unless otherwise noted on the schedule. 

Board Meetings

  • Monday January 26, 2015
  • Monday March 23, 2015
  • Monday May 18, 2015
  • Tentative July 27, 2015 
  • Tentative September 28, 2015 
  • Tentative November 23, 2015
Meetings are subject to change at any time.