Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Online Licensing
The Online Professional Licensing System is available for Barbers, Cosmetologists, Electrologists, Estheticians, and Manicurists to submit initial applications, renew licenses, request nonphotographic duplicate licenses, and to make address changes.
Note: Pre-applications are not available online at this time
BBC is not accepting re-examination applications online at this time. Please mail your application along with the appropriate fees to the address listed on your application.
Online Licensing Information:
- Licensing Examination On-line Eligibility
- Renew License
- Updating Record On-line
- Professional Licensing Log-in
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For licensing information you may contact the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology at (916) 574-7570.
If you need technical assistance with the Online Professional Licensing System you can email or call us at (916) 574-8020. Assistance is available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (except Holidays).
You can also get assistance by reading the iLicense FAQs.