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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.


Rulemaking Announcement: The following items are available for your information and review:  

    Rulemaking Announcement
    Summary of the rule changes 
    Revisor's approved rule draft
Public comments in support or opposition to the proposed rules may be made between May 1, 2017 and May 31, 2015 at: 

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held on Monday May 15, 2017 1:00 pm at the Great River Regional Library, 1300 W St. Germain St, St. Cloud, MN in the Bremer Meeting Room.

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 23, 2017
  • Monday March 20, 2017
  • Monday May 15, 2017  -note location and time change above
  • Monday July 17, 2017
  • September 11, 2017 
  • November 20, 2017

Meetings are subject to change at any time.

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