Please note that in-person services are not available.
You must already have an active cosmetology, aesthetics, nail technology, or hairstylist license for a minimum of 1 year and completion of 350 instructor hours.
|Take and pass both the written and practical exams through Virtual Inc. (PCS)
Fill out all of the necessary application information and supporting documents.
After you have filled out the application, you must verify the email address you listed on your application. The verification link is good for 48 hours. If you do not confirm your email address and then move on to the payment, your application will not be submitted.
|Select ‘Confirm Email’ on the email sent and then fill out the payment information.
|After you have filled out the payment information, you must select ‘Authorize’ on the Order Review page.
|The application process is complete once you get to the payment confirmation page.
You will receive an email from the Barbering & Cosmetology Board saying that your application has been submitted.
|After Application Submittal
|It currently takes up to 3 weeks for a completed application to be processed. If any additional information is needed from you, you will be contacted via email.
|Take and pass the examinations through Virtual Inc. (PCS)
|Create an account or log into your existing account in the portal.
|On the left side, select 'Applications' and use the drop-down arrow to select 'Barber Instructor Application'
|The application you selected will pop up. Select 'Continue.'
Fill out the required information and upload the required documents.
You can go back to your application at any point if you need to finish at a later date.
|Pay the application fee
|Online payment methods can be Discover, Mastercard and Visa.
It currently takes up to 5 weeks for a completed application to be processed. If any additional information is needed from you, you will receive an email from the licensing portal indicating what we need from you and to upload the additional information.
You can check your application status by logging into the licensing portal.
Upon being licensed, you will receive an email from the portal with your license.