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Need to take your Barber, Aesthetician, Hairstyling, Nail Technology or Cosmetology test? 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

Barber cutting a man's hair

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

Barber cutting a man's hair

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.

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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

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If you are licensed in another state other than Arizona, you can transfer your license through Reciprocity. 

Step Description Resource
1 Make a Payment of $60 for the application fee and an additional $3 for processing.

Make a Reciprocity Payment

2 After making your credit card payment, click Continue to proceed to Step Two which includes a link to "Complete the Reciprocity Application".  The Online Renewal form will open in Adobe Sign and allow for online submission.  
3 Fill out the application

List of Accepted Cosmetology Reciprocity Documents

4 Register & Complete the Infection Protection and Law class.  

 

If you are moving to another state and need a license certification or you need license information for another Board, please fill out this form. The certificate will state your name, type of license, license number, issue date, date of expiration, disciplinary action or lack thereof, basis of licensure, and the licensure requirements.

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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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