skip to content

MN Skyline  Image copyright: MN House of Representatives Public Information Services. 


Click Here for Online application and Renewal Services 

Registered Barber renewal forms were mailed 11/13/2018. Please note the forms are mailed as a courtesy, all registered barbers must renew annually with or without the form.
All registration types require a separate account with a  username and password for each. Your registered barber and barber shop require separate accounts.

Renewals may also be completed by mail or in person.
For assistance call 651-201-2820.



The Board accomplishes the mission of promoting public health and safety in relation to the barbering profession and barbering services provided 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 ensure 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 ensure that barbers and barbershops meet or exceed the legislative and Board established criteria designed to protect public health and safety.


  • The Legislative and Rules Committee of the Board will meet at 8:00 am on Monday December 17, 2018 i2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN, 4th Floor Conference Room A. This meeting is open to the public.
  • The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held on Monday, January 14, 8:30 am, 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN, 4th Floor Conference Room A. This meeting is open to the public.
  • The next scheduled Registered Barber Examination will be held on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Minnesota School of Barbering.  Applications for this exam are due by Friday, January 18, 2019.
  • To view the November 2018 Barber Board Newsletter click here.
  • The Board's Legislative and Rules Committee will meet at 8:00 on Friday November 2, 2018 in conference room A on the 4th floor at 2829 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN. This meeting is open to the public.
  • Congratulations to Board Member Theresa Iliff.  Theresa was elected Chair of the Board at the July 23rd meeting.
  • Registered Barber Examinations in 2019 will be on the first Monday in February, May, August, and November. Deadlines for applications are the 20th of the month prior to each scheduled exam.
  • Governor Dayton has appointed barber Brian Kendall of Rush City, MN, to the Board of Barber Examiners, replacing barber Jon Stone whose term expired in January 2018. Brian's term will expire January 2022. We welcome Brian to the Board! 
  • We would like to thank barber Jon Stone for his 8 years of service on the Board.
  • The Secretary of State takes applications for board member appointments and the Governor makes the appointments.  Click Here for additional information.


Site Browser Requirements

In order to view and navigate our site, the most current version of the following internet browsers must be installed on your device:

  • Firefox (Mozilla)
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Latest versions of Android, Firefox, Chrome or Safari for mobile devices
Please note: For online payments, the process works best when done on a computer or laptop instead of a mobile device. 
To streamline requests and confirm efficiency, please attempt a browser upgrade prior to beginning your online transactions, including application, password updates, or renewals.


Board Meetings

Meetings are held at the Board office address in Conference Room A on the 4th floor unless otherwise noted.
  • Monday, January 14, 2019
  • Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Monday, November 18, 2019

Meetings are subject to change at any time.

The Complaint Committee meets following the Board meetings in the same location.

back to top