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Welcome to the Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering website. Here you can find everything you need to know about Renewals, Fees,  Applications and more. 

As of June 9, 2015, the Law was changed concerning barbers. Please click here to review this change.

Renewals for Inactive licenses will no longer be accepted beginning December 1, 2014. Click here for more information.

The window for Initial Registration of Class 2 Barbers and Natural Hair Stylists closed 12/31/15. All applicants must now complete hours in a registered/licensed school or as an apprentice, then take and pass the applicable examination(s). Please see Section 34-7B-17 or Section 34-7B-20.

License Verification

License Verification is now available! Check here to see if your Cosmetologist or Barber is licensed.

Fees and Renewals

Looking for information on licenses and what they cost? Need information on renewals? Don't worry, we have what you need right here.

Online Renewals

Want to renew your license online? You can choose to renew a salon or personal licenses by clicking the image above.