Kansas Board of Barbering
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Kansas Board of Barbering

Established in 1913

Located in Topeka, KS

Protecting Public Safety and Health

Preserving our History



We hope you find this site to be a useful resource for information about barbering in Kansas, reviewing our statutes and regulations, or providing you the ability to renew and/or restore licenses online.

To renew or restore licenses online please select the “Online Renewal/Restoration” tab above.

Renewal Time Frame and Fees:

Renewal and or Restoration Time Frames and Fees

All application forms may be found above in the “FORMS” tab.

If you are a graduating barber student, a barber expired more than three years, or needing to take barber examination(s), see the information below. Applications for Barber Examination may be found above in the “FORMS” tab.

If you are applying for a new Barber Shop License, change of ownership, or changing locations, you will need to print the Barber Shop Application found under the “FORMS” tab.

Applications must include supporting documents and fees or will be deemed incomplete and not processed. Completed applications should be mailed to the following address: *ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE*

Kansas Board of Barbering

700 SW Jackson, Suite 1002

Topeka, KS 66603


If you are a licensed Barber Instructor, check out our list of Barber Schools/Colleges as they are always looking for new teachers.


The Kansas Board of Barbering Office will be closed on the following days for 2024 Holidays:

Labor Day – Monday September 2, 2024

Veterans Day – Monday November 11, 2024

Thanksgiving Holiday – Thursday November 28, 2024 and Friday November 29, 2024

Christmas – Wednesday December 25, 2024





Our Agency has implemented a fine schedule for infractions, non-compliance, and violations of Statutes, Regulations, and disinfection practices.

Fine amounts are shown here:  Fine schedule

Board Meeting

Meeting will be Saturday July 27, 2024 at 4:00pm.

Location will be at Comfort Suites Manhattan 1020 Hostetler Drive Manhattan, KS 66502 .

Call in number is 785-414-8630, room code is 253797531#

We welcome your input, comments, and suggestions by letter, email, phone, or fax.


To apply for vacancies on the Board of Barbering refer to the Governor’s website at https://governor.kansas.gov/serving-kansans/office-of-appointments/ .

If you have questions you can e-mail KBOB@ks.gov.  You can also call the office at 785-296-2211 for further information.

Question, comment or concern?