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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 next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held on Monday, November 26, 2018, 8:30 am, 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN, 4th Floor Conference Room A. This meeting is open to the public.
  • Registered Barber renewal forms were mailed on November 13th. 
  • 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.
  • Exercise your Right to Vote: Are you prepared to be a voter? First step: Check your registration. If you’ve never voted in Minnesota, have recently moved, have recently changed your name or haven’t voted in more than four years, you will need to register to vote. Second step: Register, if necessary. This process takes just a few minutes and can be done on your phone, computer, or on paper. Although you can register at the polls on Election Day in Minnesota, avoid the lines and save time by doing it now. Third step: Check out your ballot and start thinking about your votes. This is an important election. Minnesotans will elect a new governor, two United States Senators, eight United States House representatives, all state representatives and all constitutional officers plus many local officials. There is plenty at stake. Your voice, your vote is important. In 2016, Minnesota regained the #1 spot in the country in voter participation. Do your part to keep Minnesota on top. Be a voter. Encourage your family and friends to do the same. If you have other voting-related questions, visit
  • Congratulations to Board Member Theresa Iliff.  Theresa was elected Chair of the Board at the July 23rd meeting.
  • The next scheduled Registered Barber Examination will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018 at the Minnesota School of Barbering.  Applications for this exam are due by Friday, October 19, 2018.
  • 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.


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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 - Meeting to be held at Cambria Gallery, 400 S Broadway, Rochester MN
  • 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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