Mission Statement

To help safeguard the public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of cosmetology practitioners and salons in Idaho.

Please note that as of July 1, 2018, the Barber and Cosmetology Boards have merged into the new Barber and Cosmetology Services Licensing Board.

Please click here for the new website.


Licensing Freedom Act

Executive Order 2017-06 required State agencies to submit a report to the Office of the Governor no later than July 1, 2018. The report was to assess whether the licensure requirements are necessary and in the public interest while providing recommendations for improvement, modification or elimination. The Board's report can be found here.