Apprentice Limited Barber License Details

Apprentice Limited Barber License

General Info - Statewide License

The Apprentice Limited Barber license, as issued by the state of Maryland, is a two year permit that allows candidate to learn limited barbering as an apprentice to a Master Barber in a licensed barbershop or beauty salon. Chemical services are not covered under of the scope of Limited Barber Stylists. 

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    Approval time

  • $10.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. 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.

  2. Applicant must complete an application and sponsorship form that must be signed by a master barber and shop owner.

Apply for the License

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

  1. Complete renewal application.

  2. Pay renewal fee.


License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

Contact Information

Board Administrator


Tel: (410) 230-6190

Work hours:


Why the License is 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. 

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation the legal authority to issue this approval?