BARBER EXAMINATION INFORMATION

All applications for examination must be made through the online portal at https://elicense.ohio.gov.
Once an examination application has been submitted and approval completed by the Board, an email will be sent to the applicant indicating they are Eligible to Schedule an examination. 
 
All examination notices will be sent to the applicant via email correspondence.  
For examination questions, please contact the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board at
(614) 466-3834.
 

TO APPLY FOR AN EXAMINATION: CLICK HERE

To obtain Guidance Documents or Watch Video Tutorials for the New eLicense System: CLICK HERE
 
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Examination Reschedule Information
Examination Information
 
EXAMINATION “NO SHOW” FEE
Notice of cancellation of a scheduled examination MUST be emailed to examcancellation@cos.ohio.gov. Cancellation by phone or voice message will not be accepted. Applicants who fail to attend their scheduled examination date without sending a cancellation email are required to pay the reschedule fee in order to receive a new examination date.
 

No communication between applicants during examination

Each examinee shall be assigned an individual workstation. The examinees shall not communicate with other examinees during the examination and they shall not have any written material, unless provided by the board. Pagers, mobile devices, or other electronic devices are prohibited within the examination area with the exception of calculators, which may be furnished by the board. An applicant found violating any rule or participating in any other type of misconduct shall be dismissed and the applicant shall automatically fail the examination.

Testing Information Packets

Barber Theory Examination Information:

Specific Study Information for the Rules and Regulations area.
 
Ohio Administrative Code (4709):
 
Ohio Revised Code (4709):
 
BARBER EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

Arrive at 8:30 a.m. Exams Start at 9:00 a.m.

  • Monday July 30, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, August 14, 2018 all Barber Examinations will be administred at the Board Office in Grove City.

Please Note: Exams are held at the
Ohio State College of Barber Styling
4614 E. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43213

For Directions click here

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