Laws & Regulations

The West Virginia Code Chapter 30, Article 27 governs the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.  The Code provides the Board authority to issue rules and regulations governing the practice of barbering and beauty culture.  The Code and all Rules and Regulations pertaining to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists can be found on this page.

*West Virginia Code Chapter 30, Article 27

Series   1-Procedures, Criteria, and Curricula for Examination and Licensure of Barbers, Cosmetologists Nail Technicians, Aestheticians, and Hair Stylists (EFFECTIVE 6/1/2013)

Series 2-Qualification, Training,and Examination of Licensure of Instructors. 

Series 3-Rules and Regulations for Licensing Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Nail Technology and Aesthetics.

Series 4- Operational Standards for Schools of Barbering and Beauty Culture (EFFECTIVE 6/1/2013)

*Series 5-Operation of Barber, Beauty Shops, and Schools. 

*Series 6-Schedule of Fees.  

*Series 7-Schedule of Fines. 

Series 8-Shampoo Assistant.

Series 9-Complaint Procedures.

Series 11-Continuing Education Series.

Series 13-Barber Apprenticeship

Series 14-Waxing Specialist


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