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Consumer Assistance

When paying in person, the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC) accepts checks, and/or money orders.

No credit cards or cash are accepted when paying in person.

The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (Board) can be reached at (800) 952-5210, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The hearing-impaired may call TDD (800) 326-2297 or TDD (916) 322-1700.

In over 140 different languages, our representatives can assist with:

  • Filing Complaints
  • Mailing Publications i.e., Performance Criteria, Rules and Regulations, Barbering and Cosmetology Act, Health & Safety Poster, etc.
  • Mailing Forms and Applications i.e., Name Change, Address Change, Certification Request, Affidavit of Loss, etc.
  • Performing Address Changes for Licensees
  • Answering Consumer Inquiries
  • Answering Licensee Inquiries (regarding renewals, payments received, etc.)
  • Answering Applicant Inquiries (regarding examination requirements, schools, apprenticeships, externships, etc.)

Automated services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

General Contact Information

Headquarters Location
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
2420 Del Paso Road Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
1-800-952-5210
Fax (916) 575-7281
Driving Directions

Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm excluding State Holidays

By Mail:
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
PO Box 944226
Sacramento, CA 94244-2260

Web site: barbercosmo.ca.gov
E-mail barbercosmo@dca.ca.gov

Small Business/DVBE Advocate

Directions to the Board's Headquarters Office in Sacramento From the Bay Area.

From I-80

Take I-80 EAST towards SACRAMENTO
Continue on I-80 EAST towards CAPITAL CITY FWY/SACRAMENTO/SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
Take the I-5 NORTH exit towards REDDING
Continue on I-5 NORTH RAMP towards REDDING
Continue towards REDDING You will pass Downtown Sacramento and SleepTrain Arena (formerly known as Arco Arena)
Exit DEL PASO ROAD and go right
Continue on DEL PASO ROAD

Turn right at: 2420 Del Paso Road, Suite 100

From Southern California

From I-5

Take I-5 NORTH towards SACRAMENTO
Continue on I-5 NORTH towards REDDING/SACRAMENTO You will pass Downtown Sacramento and SleepTrain Arena (formerly known as Arco Arena)
Exit DEL PASO ROAD and go right
Continue on DEL PASO ROAD

Turn Right at: 2420 DEL PASO ROAD, Suite 100

From Northern California

Take the I-80 WEST ramp towards SACRAMENTO
Merge on I-80 WEST
Take the I-5 NORTH exit towards REDDING
Continue on I-5 NORTH
Exit DEL PASO ROAD and go right
Continue on DEL PASO ROAD

Turn Right at: 2420 DEL PASO ROAD, Suite 100

Google Map and Specific Directions

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