RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Our Mission

The mission of the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology is to regulate the instruction and practice of cosmetology and related professions by establishing rules and regulations relating to qualifications for licensure and procedures for the administration of examination prior to licensure, and by establishment of rules and regulations setting forth sanitation requirements for the operation of cosmetological establishments, for the benefit of the consumer and for the public health.


ATTENTION THEORY TESTING CANDIDATES

CANDIDATES THAT RECEIVED APPROVAL LETTERS FOR THEORY EXAMINATION PRIOR TO JULY 22, 2020.

UNDER TESTING TAB, THEORY TESTING, CLICK REQUEST APPROVAL FOR THEORY TESTING.

After completing, you will receive an email from Prometric with username, password, and instructions to schedule your theory exam.

FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TESTING SITES. CANDIDATES WITHOUT A FACE MASK WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TEST OR RECEIVE A REFUND.


MSBC office now open, resumes normal hours

As of 8/4/2020 per MSBC Board decision:

The Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology office is open to the public Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM and currently admitting 2 visitors at-a-time in the office. All visitors must adhere to Covid-19 guidelines which include: wearing a face mask, washing hands with soap and water before entry, use of hand sanitizer, and maintaining 6 feet of social distance.

You may not provide cosmetology, manicure, or esthetician services in the State of Mississippi without a current and valid Mississippi license.

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