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Click Here for Online application and renewal services 

This is a new online renewal process as of March 2017. You will be required to register an account username and password for each registration type.

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 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 regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held on Monday March 26, 2018 8:30am. Conference Room A, 4th Floor.  2829 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. 
The next scheduled Registered Barber Examination will be held on Monday May 7, 2018 at the Minnesota School of Barbering.  Applications for this exam are due by Friday April 20, 2018.
There is currently an opening for a barber member on the Board of Barber Examiners. The Secretary of State processes applications and the gorvernor makes the appointments.  Click Here for additional information.
On November 6, 2017 the expedited rules to complete the removal of the apprentice requirements were finalized, adopted and became effective. 
Governor Dayton has reappointed barber Kenneth Kirkpatrick to the Board of Barber Examiners his term will expire in January of 2021. 
The Board welcomes its fifth member: Theresa Iliff, a barber from Little Canada has been appointed to the Board her term will expire in January of 2020.



Board Meetings

Meetings are held at the Board office address in Conference Room A on the 4th floor unless otherwise noted
  • Monday January 22, 2018
  • Monday March 26, 2018
  • Monday May 21, 2018
  • Monday July 23, 2018
  • Monday September 24, 2018
  • Monday November 26, 2018

Meetings are subject to change at any time.

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

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