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On Tuesday, August 19, 2015, The State of Minnesota experienced an email outage for incoming messages. If you emailed the Board or a state employee between the hours of 1:00am and 8:15pm on August 19, 2015, that message was not received. In order to ensure your message is received, we encourage you to re-send your message to its intended recipient. [ Click here to view more information ]


2015 Passed Session Laws

Guidance Related to 2015 Legislation

Mobile Salons: The Board is beginning to work on rules for Mobile Salons RD4343 and wants your input on what the rules should be about getting a mobile salon license, operating a mobile salon, or working in a mobile salon. Follow the directions in the Request for Comments.

2015 Legislative Changes: The laws governing the Board and licensees have recently had a number of changes. A summary of these changes  (beginning at Section 28) will be emailed to all licensees soon. 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.