Board of Barber and

Electrolysis Examiners



Note: we do not accept American Express



Click here to renew your INDIVIDUAL LICENSE


  • Apprentice license
  • Registered barber license
  • Barber instructor license


Click here to renew your SHOP LICENSE


Note: if you renewed your individual license, you'll have to use a separate login account for your shop, with a different username and password.


Click here to renew your SCHOOL LICENSE



Mandatory online renewals


Effective since January 1, 2018, you must renew online if you have an up-to-date license for one of the following:


  • Apprentice barber
  • Registered barber
  • Barber instructor
  • Barber shop


If you can't renew online, please contact us for assistance. If you mail or bring in your renewal without a waiver, we will return your payment and your license will still not be renewed.


Having trouble?


If you're having trouble, we have resources available to assist you.



Renewing late?


If your license isn't up to date, you won't be able to renew online. Please contact the board for information on how to renew.




Stay in Touch

North Carolina Board of Barber and Electrolysis Examiners

7001 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-7000

(919) 814-0640