Applicants

California License Requirements

The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology is now authorized to accept applications for licenses containing an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) in lieu of a Social Security Number (SSN). For information on obtaining an ITIN contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 or visit https://www.irs.gov/individuals/individual-taxpayer-identification-number. (Spanish) (Korean) (Vietnamese)

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please view our FAQs.

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Information

Examination Information

Examination Applications
Candidate Information Bulletins (CIB)
Examination Information
NIC Webcasts
PSI Candidate Information Handbook (Bulletin) All Exam Types
Map to Fairfield Examination Facility (Korean) (Spanish) (Vietnamese)
Map to Glendale Examination Facility (Korean) (Spanish) (Vietnamese)
Security Agreement (Korean) (Spanish) (Vietnamese)

Transfer License To/From California

Review the TRANSFER LICENSE TO/FROM CALIFORNIA section of the FAQs to determine how to receive a California license.
Examination Applications
Reciprocity Application
PSI Reciprocity Handbook

Military

Military Information

New Establishment Owners

Establishment Application
Salon Sense: Owner Resources

Online Services

Online Services
BreEZe Online Help

Schools

Approved Schools
Barbering and Cosmetology Examination Results by School