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2015 Legislative Changes: The laws governing the Board and licensees have recently had a number of changes. A summary of these changes will be emailed to all licensees soon, but in the meantime, you can click here for details of all changes (begin at Section 28). To ensure you receive this important update regarding legislative changes, click the Account Services button on the right and ensure the Board has your correct email address.

Major Rules Overhaul! The Board is continuing the work to update the rules for cosmetologists, estheticians, nail technicians, salons, and other licensees of the Board. The Board expects to release revised drafts of rule changes in the summer of 2015. To be notified of any changes, email with "Rule Making" in the subject line. For more information, please contact Rebecca Gaspard at

Beginning August 1, 2014, any operator or salon manager renewing their license as active must have completed the 4-hour continuing education course prior to renewal. Please click the Continuing Education button on the right to find a course provider.

Information on Ebola, from the Minnesota Department of Health, is located here and in our Consumer section under Safety and Sanitation.