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Alabama

Alabama Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.aboc.state.al.us

Email:  cosmetology@aboc.state.al.us

Phone:   (800) 815-7453

Fax:  (334) 242-1926

Alaska

Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing

Web:  www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pbah.htm

Email:  colleen.wilson@alaska.gov

Phone:  (907) 465-2547

Fax:  (907) 465-2974

Arizona

Arizona Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.azboc.gov

Email:  azboard@azboc.gov

Phone:  (480) 784-4539

Fax:  (480) 784-4962

Arkansas

Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.arkansas.gov/cos

Email:  cosmo@arkansas.gov

Phone:  (501) 682-2168

Fax:  (501) 682-5640

California

California State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology

Web:  www.barbercosmo.ca.gov

Email:  barbercosmo@dca.ca.gov

Phone:  (800) 952-5210

Fax:  (916) 575-7281

Colorado

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) of Barber & Cosmetologist Licensing

Web:  www.dora.state.co.us/barbers_cosmetologists/

Email:  barber-cosmetology@dora.state.co.us

Phone:  (303) 894-7772

Fax:  (303) 894-7693

Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Public Health, Barber Licensure

Web:  www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3143&q=388878

Email:  opk.dph@ct.gov

Phone:  (860) 509-7603

Fax:  (860) 509-8457

Delaware

Delaware State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Web:  www.dpr.delaware.gov/boards/cosmetology/index.shtml

Email:  customerservice.dpr@state.de.us

Phone:  (302) 744-4500

Fax:  (302) 739-2711

District of Columbia

Web:  www.pearsonvue.com/dc/barbers_cosmo/

Email:  SheldonJ.Brown@dc.gov

Phone:  (877) 374-1155

Fax:  (202) 442-4528

Florida

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Web:  www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/cosmo/index.html

Email:  call.center@dbpr.state.fl.us

Phone:  (850) 487-1395

Fax:  (850) 921-0038

Georgia

The Georgia State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.sos.georgia.gov/plb/cosmetology/default.htm

Phone:  (478) 207-2440

Fax:  (478) 207-1442

Guam

Guam Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Web:  www.dphss.guam.gov/about/licensing.htm

Email:  mary.guerrero@dphss.guam.gov

Phone:  (671) 735-7406 x8

Fax:  (671) 735-7413

Hawaii

Hawaii Board of Barbering & Cosmetology

Web:  www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/boards/barber

Email:  barber_cosm@dcca.hawaii.gov

Phone:  808-586-3000

Idaho

Idaho Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.ibol.idaho.gov/ibol/boardpage.aspx?bureau=cos

Email:  cos@ibol.state.id.us

Phone:  (208) 334-3233

Fax:  (208) 334-3945

Illinois

Illinois Division of Professional Regulation

Web: www.idfpr.com/dpr/who/esth.asp

Phone: (217) 785-0800

Indiana

Indiana State Board of Cosmetology Examiners

Web:  www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Email:  pla12@pla.in.gov

Phone:  (317) 234-3031

Kansas

Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences

Web:  www.idph.state.ia.us/licensure/

Phone:  (515) 281-4416

Kentucky

Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.kbhc.ky.gov/boardinfo/

Phone:  (502) 564-4262

Fax:  (502) 546-0481

Louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.lsbc.louisiana.gov

Email:  jackie.burdette@la.gov

Phone:  (225) 756-3404

Fax:  (225) 756-3404

Maine

Maine Barbering & Cosmetology Program

Web:  www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/barbers

Email:  barbercosm.board@maine.gov

Phone:  (207) 624-8579

Fax:  (207) 624-8637

Maryland

Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists

Web:  www.dllr.state.md.us/license/cos/

Email:  cos@dllr.state.md.us

Phone:  (410) 230-6320

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetologists

Web:  www.license.reg.state.ma.us/public/dpl_contact_info/dpl_contact_info.asp

Email:  kim.m.scully@state.ma.us

Phone:  (617) 727-9940

Fax:  (617) 727-1627

Michigan

Michigan Bureau of Commerical Services

Web:  www.michigan.gov/lara/0,1607,7-154-35299_35414_35459—,00.html

Email:  CosBarber@michigan.gov

Phone:  (517) 241-8720

Fax:  (517) 373-1044

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Commerce

Web:  www.bceboard.state.mn.us/

Email:  bce.board@state.mn.us

Phone:  (651) 201-2742

Fax:  (612) 617-2601

Mississippi

Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.msbc.state.ms.us/msbc/cosmetology.nsf

Phone:  (601) 354-5315

Fax:  (601) 354-6639

Missouri

Missouri State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.pr.mo.gov/cosbar.asp

Email:  cosbar@pr.mo.gov

Phone:  (866) 762-9432

Fax:  (573) 751-8167

Montana

Montana Board Barbers and Cosmetologists

Web:  www.bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/cos_board/board_page.asp

Email:  dlibsdcos@mt.gov

Phone:  (406) 841-2335

Fax:  (406) 841-2309

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of HHS Regulation and Licensure

Web:  www.hhs.state.ne.us/crl/mhcs/cosi/cosindex.htm

Email:  kris.chiles@dhhs.ne.gov

Phone:  (402) 471-2117

Fax:  (402) 471-3577

Nevada

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.cosmetology.nv.gov/

Email:  nvcosmbd@govmail.state.nv.us

Phone:  (702) 486-6542

Fax:  (702) 369-8064

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Board of Barbering Cosmetology & Esthetics

Web:  www.nh.gov/cosmet

Phone:  (603) 271-3608

Fax:  (603) 271-8889

New Jersey

New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling

Web:  www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/cosmetology

Phone:  (973) 504-6200

Fax:  (973) 273-8035

New Mexico

New Mexico Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists

Web:  www.rld.state.nm.us/BarbersCosmetologists

Phone:  (505) 476-4690

Fax:  (505) 476-4665

New York

New York Department of State

Web:  www.dos.state.ny.us/licensing/cosmetology/cosmetology

Email:  licensing@dos.state.ny.us

Phone:  (518) 474-4429

Fax:  (518) 473-6648

North Carolina

North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

Web:  www.nccosmeticarts.com

Email:  nccosmo@nccosmeticarts.com

Phone:  (919) 733-4117

Fax:  (919) 733-4127

North Dakota

North Dakota State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.ndcosmetology.com

Email:  cosmo@gcentral.com

Phone:  (701) 224-9800

Fax:  (701) 222-8756

Ohio

Ohio State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.cos.ohio.gov

Email:  sue.gatwood@cos.state.oh.us

Phone:  (614) 466-3834

Fax:  (614) 644-6880

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.ok.gov/cosmo

Email:  slewelling@cosmo.state.ok.us

Phone:  (405) 521-2441

Fax:  (405) 521-2440

Oregon

Oregon Health Licensing Office

Web:  www.oregon.gov/HLO/COS

Email:  ohla.info@state.or.us

Phone:  (503) 378-8667

Fax:  (503) 370-9004

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/licensing

Email:  st-cosmetology@state.pa.us

Phone:  (717) 787-8503

Fax:  (717) 705-5540

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Board of Examiners of Beauty Specialists

Phone:  (809) 722-2122

Fax:  (787) 722-4818

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Health

Web:  www.health.ri.gov/licenses/cosmetology

Phone:  (800) 942-7434

Fax:  (401) 222-6548

South Carolina

South Carolina State

Web:  www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Cosmetology

Email:  jonese@llr.sc.gov

Phone:  (803) 896-4501

Fax:  (803) 896-4525

South Dakota

South Dakota Cosmetology Commission

Web:  www.dlr.sd.gov/bdcomm/cosmet

Email:  cosmetology@state.sd.us

Phone:  (605) 773-6193

Fax:  (605) 224-7175

Tennessee

Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology

Web:  www.state.tn.us/commerce/boards/cosmo

Email:  Cosmetology.Board@TN.Gov

Phone:  (800) 480-9285

Fax:  (615) 741-1310

Texas

Texas DOLR Cosmetology Program

Web:  www.license.state.tx.us/cosmet

Email:  cs.cosmetologists@license.state.tx.us

Phone:  (512) 463-6599

Fax:  (512) 475-2871

US Virgin Islands

Web:  www.dlca.vi.gov/boardcertifications/steps/barbers

Email:  nathalie.hodge@dlca.vi.gov

Phone:  (340) 776-7216

Fax:   (340) 693-8036

Utah

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing

Web:  www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/cosmetology_barbering

Phone:  (801) 530-6628

Fax:  (801) 530-6511

Vermont

Vermont Secretary of State

Web:  www.vtprofessionals.org/opr1/cosmetologists_barbers

Email:  kshangraw@sec.state.vt.us

Phone:  (802) 828-1505

Fax:  (802) 828-2465

Virginia

Virginia DPOR Board for Barbers and Cosmetologists

Web:  www.dpor.virginia.gov/dporweb

Email:  barbercosmo@dpor.virginia.gov

Phone:  (804) 367-8509

Washington

Washington State Department of Licensing

Web:  www.dol.wa.gov

Email:  plssunit@dol.wa.gov

Phone:  (360) 664-6626

Fax:  (360) 664-2550

West Virginia

West Virginia State Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists

Web:  www.wvbbc.org

Email:  adamhigginbotham@wvdhhr.org

Phone:  (304) 558-2924

Fax:  (304) 558-3450

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Regulations & Licensing

Web:  www.drl.state.wi.us/profession

Email:  Yolanda.McGowan@wisconsin.gov

Phone:  (608) 266-5511

Fax:  (608) 261-7083

Wyoming

Wyoming Board of Cosmetology

Web:  cosmetology.state.wy.us

Email:  babern@state.wy.us

Phone:  (307) 777-3534

Fax:  (307) 777-3681