Hair Cuttery has been providing free haircuts through a charity event since 1999. The Maryland Barber Board offices are open and serve customers through online licensing resources, email, phone, and limited in-person appointments. However, walk-in assistance is not available. You can contact us using our contact page to get the email addresses and phone numbers of individual staff members; or use the Central Work Scheduling System to meet with a representative of one of our boards or committees. Select the type of appointment you need from our list of available in-person services using the programmer's drop-down menu. You will receive an email confirming the date and time of your appointment.
We urge you to report, in writing, any unlicensed activity. We need your help to ensure professionalism in the fields of barbering and cosmetology. Please note that your access to view and print the license document in PDF will only be active for a total of 60 days. After 60 days, your access to the PDF license document will expire and you will not be able to print the license from the portal unless you contact the board to reactivate it.
You should also contact the Board if you need to print a duplicate copy of your license. Sign in and follow the instructions on the page to submit your apprentice's training hours. If you don't have a password set up yet, you can create one with the Create my password button. The hours will be recorded immediately and you will receive immediate confirmation that you have completed them.
Barber-stylist applicantsmust submit proof of having completed 900 hours of training at a barbering school or 1650 hours as an apprentice barber-stylist at an authorized barber shop, and qualify through an examination conducted by the Board. The Task Force assists the Maryland Department of Labor in the initial development and implementation of the Maryland Employment Promotion Program at This Time (EARN).
The Maryland Department of Labor now maintains a central, automated database that includes the Maryland Building Performance Standards, local amendments, the State Fire Prevention Code, local fire codes, all fire code amendments, and proposed state or federal legislation that directly affects the construction industry. The Ombudsman oversees federal, state, and local laws on student loan borrowers, and also makes recommendations on changes to state laws and regulations to ensure that the student loan servicing industry in Maryland is fair, equitable, and transparent. In consultation with the Department of Commerce and the Governor's Workforce Development Board, the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation administers the Maryland EARN Program. The Program also investigates railroad-related accidents and incidents and responds to citizen complaints involving railroad companies operating in Maryland (Labor Code, article on employment, secs.). When the Department of Employment and Training was established in 1983, the Division became the Maryland Employment Service, under the Department's Training and Job Placement Division. In 1987, the Maryland Employment Service became part of the Employment and Training Division of the Department of Economic and Workforce Development.
The Board examines, licenses, and regulates all individuals who participate in the practice of beauty culture in Maryland. In addition, the Branch oversees the Literacy Works Program, an inter-agency plan to eliminate illiteracy in Maryland, and the Maryland Adult Literacy Resource Center, which tracks student and program progress, organizes workshops and seminars, and distributes reference materials. The application of the Industrialized Buildings and Mobile Homes Regulations, the High Performance Building Model Code, the Maryland Accessibility Code, the Maryland Safety Glazing Act, and the Maryland Energy Conservation Building Standards are all under Administration responsibility. In addition, they issue a certificate to qualified individuals who are not plumbers to provide propane services throughout Maryland. The Office licenses and supervises individuals, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies that provide funeral goods and land in Maryland. The Council advocates for educational and job training opportunities in Maryland correctional institutions (Labor Code, article on employment secs.).
Anyone who wishes to provide real estate appraisal services in Maryland must have a license from the Commission.