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Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering

MISSION

The mission of the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering, is to safeguard and protect the health and general welfare of the people of the State of Oklahoma by performing a variety of services from developing curriculum for schools to administering examinations for prospective practitioners of the Cosmetology, Barbering; and licensing services for Cosmetology, Barbering and Massage Therapy industry.

PURPOSE

The Board of Cosmetology and Barbering licenses and regulates the profession of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, manicuring, instructors and establishments where these services are performed. It also regulates health and safety issues in schools approved by the Board. Anyone who provides these types of services including but not limited to, haircutting, hairdressing, nail care, skin care and the application of make-up must be licensed by the Board.

MIssion

The mission of the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering, is to safeguard and protect the health and general welfare of the people of the State of Oklahoma by performing a variety of services from developing curriculum for schools to administering examinations for prospective practitioners of the Cosmetology, Barbering; and licensing services for Cosmetology, Barbering and Massage Therapy industry.

PURPOSE

The Board of Cosmetology and Barbering licenses and regulates the profession of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, manicuring, instructors and establishments where these services are performed. It also regulates health and safety issues in schools approved by the Board. Anyone who provides these types of services including but not limited to, haircutting, hairdressing, nail care, skin care and the application of make-up must be licensed by the Board.

Board Meetings

Cosmetology and Barbering Board Meetings Located in the Testing Center of Suite 84 at 10:00AM

January 8, 2024

February 5, 2024 Special Board Meeting

February 26, 2024 Special Board Meeting - Suite 18

March 11, 2024

May 13, 2024

July 8, 2024

September 9, 2024

November 11, 2024

Advisory Board on Massage Therapy Meetings Located in the Testing Center of Suite 84 at 10:00 am

December 21, 2023

February 15, 2024 - CANCELLED

April 18, 2024

June 20, 2024

August 15, 2024

October 17, 2024

December 19, 2024

Rule Book

Rule Book

Links

Online Renewal

Schools

Schools

Disciplines

Disciplines

Criminal History

Criminal History

Public Notice on Data Collection

The Oklahoma Cosmetology and Barbering Board may collect personally identifiable data in the course of its duties, as supplied by employees, applicants, students, licensees, vendors, or other individuals doing business with or interacting with the agency. “Personally identifiable data” means information which can identify an individual including, but not limited to, name, birth date, place of birth, mother’s maiden name, biometric records, Social Security number, official state- or government-issued driver license or identification number, alien registration number, government passport number, employer or taxpayer identification number, or any other information that is linked to linkable to an individual, such as medical, educational, financial, or employment information. 74 O.S., § 3106.4. Personally identifiable data is stored securely in accordance with Oklahoma law, as well as the State of Oklahoma’s Information Security Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines, available at Policy, Standards & Publications (oklahoma.gov).

Oklahoma Cosmetology and Barbering Board is also subject to and complies with the Oklahoma Open Records Act, 51 O.S., §§ 24A.1 – 24A.33. In accordance with said law, some agency records must be made available for review and copying upon request. Where required or allowed by law, particular elements of personally identifiable data will be redacted before making the records available. Oklahoma Cosmetology and Barbering Board will also share personally identifiable data in response to a properly issued court order or subpoena.

The Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering will never call or come to any establishment requesting or demanding money for any reason.

Please contact the Board IMMEDIATELY if any such incident occurs.

Any time a violation warrants a fine to be assessed, you will receive a WRITTEN notification from the Board detailing the violation and fine procedures.

Last Modified on Feb 22, 2024
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