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Personal License Printing Update
The Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board will no longer be printing and mailing out personal licenses for cosmetologists, aestheticians, nail techs and hairstylists.
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Examination Information
Need to take your Aesthetician, Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Barber or Hairstyling exam? Here's what you need to know.
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Welcome to the Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board

The Barbering and Cosmetology Boards were consolidated as a result of HB2029 that was signed into law on August 6, 2021. The day to day operations of the Board are overseen by the Executive Director who was appointed by the Board, agency staff members and an Assistant Attorney General assigned to the Board. Office operations include administration, licensing and examinations and enforcement. 

About Us

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File a Complaint

File a complaint for a licensee, school or establishment. 

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Personal Licenses

Learn more and apply for a Barber, Esthetician, Nail Technology, Hairstyling or Cosmetology license.

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Establishment License

Apply or renew your establishment license.

Announcements

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Examination Update

Professional Credential Services (PCS) is the professional testing organization that administers the written and practical examinations pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-514(A). Beginning May 24, PCS will begin

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Professional Credential Services (PCS) is the professional testing organization that administers the written and practical examinations pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-514(A). Beginning May 24, PCS will begin