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Barber Shop renewal forms and the May 2016 newsletter were mailed on Thursday May 19, 2016.

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For a Barber Shop Renewal form click here


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.


A special meeting of the Board has been scheduled for Monday June 20, 2016 in conference room C on the 3rd floor at 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN.

The Board's proposed statute changes have been included in the Supplemental Budget Bill presented to Governor Dayton for signature or veto.  The special meeting is called specifically to begin work on the expedited rule-making process and examination changes related to these changes should the Governor sign the bill into law. Full text of the bill is available here.  No other topics will be addressed during this meeting and portions related to any specific questions to be included in a revised examination will be closed to the public. 

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held on Monday July 18, 2016 at 8:30 am in conference room A on the 4th floor at 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN.

May 18, 2016 The Board is pleased to announce the re-appointment of member James Robinson to the Board.  


Board Meetings

  • Monday January 25, 2016
  • Monday March 21, 2016
  • Monday May 16, 2016
  • Monday July 18, 2016
  • September 26, 2016
  • November 21, 2016

Meetings are subject to change at any time.

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