Personal License Printing Change

The Arizona Barbering & Cosmetology Board will no longer be printing and mailing out personal licenses. Licensees will now print their license at their convenience. This process will allow for a quicker turnaround time when applying for and renewing your license. 

If you are a barber, please see below drop down menu about barber licenses.

License Renewal Instructions for Cosmetology, Aesthetics, Nail Technology and Hairstylists:

You may start renewing your license 60 days before its expiration date. Follow these steps to renew and print your license: 

  1. Visit the BCB website 
  2. Hover over ‘Applications’ on the top navigation bar and select ‘Personal License’ from the drop-down menu 
  3. Click on ‘Renew Cosmetology, Aesthetician, Hairstyling and Nail Technology License’
  4. Select the ‘Renew License’ button 
  5. Sign into the portal 
  6. Select ‘Renew Online Now’
  7. Follow the steps for renewing your license
  8. After you have made your payment, you will receive an email notification indicating that your license is ready to print. Before you proceed, please ensure you have disabled your pop-up blocker.
  9. Please follow the directions on the email. It will have you log back into where you renewed your license and on the right side of your dashboard, it will show your current license(s) with an option to print it next to it. 

 

How do I disable my pop-up blocker?

Most web browsers include a feature to block pop-up windows. While this may eliminate unwanted or bothersome pop-up windows, the feature sometimes can impede the functionality of legitimate or useful websites. Please follow the below instructions depending on what browser you are using:

Safari (OS X)

Safari for OS X has no per-website control over blocking pop-up windows. Pop-ups are either blocked, or they are not. To allow pop-ups:

  1. From the Safari menu, choose Preferences... and click the Security tab.
  2. Ensure the Block pop-up windows option is not checked. Unchecking this option will allow pop-ups.
  3. To block pop-ups once again, check the Block pop-up windows checkbox.

Note: Note: If you are concerned about allowing pop-ups globally for all websites that you browse, consider using another web browser that allows website exceptions such as Chrome or Firefox.

Chrome (Windows/OS X)

  1. Click the ellipsis icon (...) in the upper right corner of your web browser, and then click Settings.
  2. Click Privacy and security, click Site settings.
  3. Click on the Pop-ups and redirects section, click the bubble for Sites can send pop-ups and use redirects.. Pop-ups are now allowed.
  4. To block pop-ups once again, click the bubble Don’t allow sites to send pop-ups or use redirects.

Note: If you are concerned about allowing pop-ups globally for all websites that you browse, consider adding the desired site to the Allow to send pop-ups and use redirects  section.

Firefox (Windows/OS X)

  1. In Firefox's URL window, highlight the entire web address of the current page, then choose the Copy command from the Edit menu or right-click and choose the Copy command.
  2. Click the icon with three horizontal bars in the upper right side of the browser toolbar.
  3. Select Options (Windows) or Preferences (OS X).
  4. In the left sidebar, click on the Content icon to display the Content section.
  5. In the Pop-ups section, ensure the Block pop-up windows checkbox is selected, then click the adjacent Exceptions... button.
  6. In the Address of website: field, choose the Paste command from the Edit menu or right-click and choose the Paste command, and then click Allow.
  7. Click Save Changes.
  8. Close any remaining dialog boxes.

Internet Explorer (Windows)

When a website attempts to launch a new pop-up window, you may see dialog boxes alerting you of pop-up windows that have been blocked. Follow the instructions below to allow pop-up windows on a per-website basis.

  1. In Internet Explorer's Address field, highlight the entire web address of the current page, then right-click and choose the Copy command.
  2. From the Tools menu (the gear icon on the far right), select Internet options. The Internet Options dialog box opens.
  3. Click on the Privacy tab.
  4. Under Pop-up Blocker ensure the Turn on Pop-up Blocker checkbox is checked, and then click Settings. The Pop-up Blocker Settings dialog box opens.
  5. Right-click in the Address of the website to allow: field, then choose the Paste command.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Close any remaining dialog boxes.

Microsoft  Edge

Microsoft Edge by default blocks Pop-ups and redirects. To allow pop-ups and redirects:

  1. Click the ellipsis icon (...) in the upper right corner of your web browser, and then click Settings.
  2. Click Cookies and site permissions, click Pop-ups and redirects.
  3. In the Pop-ups and redirects section, click the switch to Off. Pop-ups are now allowed.
  4. To block pop-ups once again, click the switch to On.

Note: If you are concerned about allowing pop-ups globally for all websites that you browse, consider adding the desired site to the Allow  section. 

I'm a barber. How do I get my license or print a duplicate?

All printing processes are done in eLicense.

Initial Personal License: Upon approval of your license application, you will immediately get your license emailed to you. 

Renewals: Once you renew your license, and it is processed, you will get your renewed license emailed to you.  For barber renewal instructions, please visit our Personal License webpage

Duplicates: To request a duplicate license, you must log into eLicense and submit a service request. After you submit the service request and it is processed, you will be emailed your duplicate license. 

I am renewing my license. How do I print it?

Once your payment is received, an email will be sent to you with your license number and a link to our portal. Sign into the portal and you will be shown a screen that will display your license information. Your renewed license will display a link to "Print Initial Certificate". Click on the link and you will be prompted to print your license. You may need to change a browser setting to allow pop-ups from bcb.az.gov.

I just applied for a personal license. How do I print it?

Once your license has been approved, an email will be sent to you with your license number, a link to our portal, and instructions on how to create an account. After you have created your account, you will be shown a screen that will show your license number and a link to "Print Initial Certificate." Click on the link and you will be prompted to print your license. You may need to change a browser setting to allow pop-ups from bcb.az.gov. 

I just applied for my license and I never received an email saying my license is ready to print. What should I do?

Please contact our Customer Care Team for assistance at 480-784-4539. They will confirm your email address and resend the email with the link to print your license. 

I need to print a copy of my license. How do I do that?

You no longer have to pay or request for a duplicate license. To print your duplicate, you will log in as if you are renewing your license. 

  1. Go to the bcb.az.gov website. 
  2. Click on "Applications" at the top of the screen. 
  3. Select "Personal" or "Instructor" from the drop down list.
  4. Select Renew Cosmetology, Aesthetician, Hairstyling and Nail Technology License".
  5. Select "Renew License".
  6. Sign into the Portal.
  7. On the right side of the dashboard, you will see your license(s) and the ability to print the duplicate for whichever you want to print.

I have multiple licenses. How do I print just the one I want?

To print a specific license, you will log in as if you are renewing your license. 

  1. Go to the bcb.az.gov website. 
  2. Click on "Applications" at the top of the screen. 
  3. Select "Personal" or "Instructor" from the drop down list.
  4. Select Renew Cosmetology, Aesthetician, Hairstyling and Nail Technology License".
  5. Select "Renew License".
  6. Sign into the portal.
  7. On the right side of the dashboard, you will see your license(s) and the ability to print whichever you want to print.

I don't have a printer at home. What should I do?

There are multiple places where you can get your license printed. Some include: your local library, Office Max, Staples, FedEx or UPS. You can print on standard 8.5x11 printer paper. Please do not reach out to the Customer Care Team and ask them to print and mail your license. We will not print personal licenses.