Board of Barber




Below are links to various resources to help the public and applicants find information about the board and its regulations.  If you can't find the information you need, please contact the board staff.




To download forms and applications, please click here.


License verification


Find out the status of the license for a barber, barber shop, or barber school.  You can also find a list of licensed North Carolina barber schools.  Please see our license verification page for more information.




If you want to file a complaint, please see our complaint information page.




Click here to see our Spring 2022 newsletter with helpful information for barbers, barber shops, and barber schools.




  • Chapter 86A: statutes specific to the Board of Barber Examiners (external link to the General Assembly website)
  • Chapter 93B: statutes for all occupational licensing agencies (external link to the General Assembly website)
  • Chapter 150B: the Administrative Procedures Act, covering rulemaking and adjudicatory procedures
  • 21 NCAC 06: administrative rules for the Board of Barber Examiners (external link to the Office of Administrative Hearings website)




To see a list of licensed barber schools in North Carolina, please click here.




For a schedule of fees, please see our fee information page.




Please see our inspections information page to learn about our inspection process.  If you're looking for contact information for inspectors, please download this file, which has a list of inspectors and county assignments, as well as a map.


Frequently asked questions


We're working on a list of frequently asked questions and information to help applicants and members of the public.  If there's any information you don't see on the page, please contact us.




Stay in Touch

North Carolina Board of Barber Examiners

7001 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-7000

(919) 814-0640