Welcome to the Idaho Barber and Cosmetology Services Licensing Board

New Licensing System will go live on July 1st 2024. See details here.

In accordance with House Bill 767, the IDAPA Rule changes for this Board will become effective on July 1, 2024.  You can learn more about the Rule changes by visiting https://dopl.idaho.gov/rulemaking-2023/.

Please contact us with any questions via email bcb@dopl.idaho.gov or phone (208) 334-3233.

Additional Board Information

NamePositionExpirationOriginal Appointment
Geneal ThompsonElectrologist/AestheticianJuly 1, 2024July 1, 2018
Lindy HighPublic MemberJuly 1, 2024July 1, 2018
Merrilyn ClelandCosmetologistJuly 1, 2025July 1, 2018
Debra J. ThompsonSchool RepJuly 1, 2026July 1, 2018
Thomas Earl GrimsmanBarberJuly 1, 2026July 1, 2018
Wendy RuckerCosmetologistJuly 1, 2024July 1, 2018
John J MurphyBarberJuly 1, 2025November 14, 2022

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To make an online disciplinary actions payment, please click here.

Why are Barbering and Cosmetology regulated professions?
Click here: View a PowerPoint demonstrating why Barbering and Cosmetology are regulated professions.

Other information of interest is below:

USFDA – Eye Cosmetic Safety

ProV, Inc.
150 W Civic Center Blvd, Ste 601
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 866-720-7768
Email: Cosmosupport@provexam.com

National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology, Inc. (NIC)
7622 Briarwood Cir
Little Rock, AR  72205
Phone: (501) 227-8262

National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)
901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22203-1816
(703) 527-7600
Email: naccas@erols.com

National Cosmetology Association (NCA) is now Professional Beauty Association (PBA)
7755 E Gray Rd
Scottsdale, AZ  85260
Phone: (480) 281-0424

The National Association of Barber Boards of America
Charles Kirkpatrick, Executive Officer
2703 Pine Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
Phone: (501) 682-2806

Northwest Stylist
1750 SW Skyline Boulevard, Suite 24
Portland, OR 97221
Toll Free: (888) 297-7010
Phone: (503) 297-7010
Email: HollandGfx@aol.com

The license/registration issued to you by the Division is public proof that you are entitled to pursue certain activities regulated by Idaho Law.  If your license/registration becomes lost or destroyed, you may obtain a replacement from the Division.  A replacement may also be requested if you have changed your name or address and wish to receive a license/registration bearing the updated information.  

You may complete the Application for Duplicate License form online, print it out and sign it, and send it with the fee required by Idaho law to the Division.  Your application will not be processed unless the fee is received with the application.   A replacement card will be sent to the mailing address.