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Barber License by Examination Based on Out-of-Country or United States Territory License (BAR 2)

A Florida barber license is required to perform all barbering services. For United States territory or out-of-country barbers, you may be eligible to take the Florida barber written examination if you held your license for at least one year.

Application Requirements:
  • AGE: Applicants for licensure by examination must be at least 16 years of age.
  • EXAMINATION: For more information regarding the barber written examination, please review the Barber License Examination Candidate Information Booklet.
  • HIV/AIDS COURSE: Complete a board-approved Initial HIV/AIDS course and submit the course completion certificate with your application. The HIV/AIDS course must have been completed within two years prior to submitting an application and be at least two hours long. Note: The 4 hour course for cosmetology cannot substitute for the 2 hour course for barbers. For more information, please refer to our list of board-approved Initial HIV/AIDS Courses.
  • LICENSE CERTIFICATION: Submit a copy of a license certification from the United States territory or country in which a license has been held for at least one year.

  • FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. If applying online, you can pay with a credit card or electronic check. If mailing your application, please include a check payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Military veterans, their spouses and Florida National Guard members may be eligible for a fee waiver, fee reimbursement, and/or fee discount. Please visit our DBPR Military Services page for more information.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 or use our convenient contact form.

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2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395