Statewide License Detail

General Info

Apprentice Barber License

Statewide License

Two year permit that allows candidate to learn barbering as an apprentice to a Master Barber in a licensed barbershop or beauty salon in the state of Maryland. 

Valid for 2 Years Revised : No Date
1-30 Days Approval time
$10 Application cost
10-60 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Both the sponsor and the apprentice must participate in an orientation class administered by the Board. Once your completed application is approved we will notify you with a date to attend next available orientation session.

How do I apply?

Apply or register

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How do I maintain or renew my license?

Maintaining Your License

Renewal after 2 Years

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your license

Complete renewal application.

Pay renewal fee.

License issuer



Who issues the license?

Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

Contact information

Board Administrator
Work hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Address: 500 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202


Why is this license required?

The Maryland Board of Barbers qualifies and licenses individuals seeking licensure and issues permits to business entities through which the trade of barbering is practiced. The Board also establishes health and safety standards for the operation of barbershops and trade schools. 

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information

How do I apply?

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