Kansas Board of Cosmetology

The mission of the Kansas Board of Cosmetology is to protect the health and safety of the consuming public by licensing qualified individuals and enforcing standards of practice.

COVID-19 Resources

State of Kansas offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Board of Cosmetology licenses individuals and
facilities for the following professions:

Cosmetology Professions

Cosmetologist Technician
Facilities for the Cosmetology Professions
Instructors for the Cosmetology Professions
Schools for the Cosmetology Professions

Tanning Facilities

Tattoo, Piercing & Cosmetic Professions

Tattoo Artists
Body Piercers
Permanent Cosmetic Technicians
Facilities for the Three Above Listed Professions

Infection Control Regulations for Cosmetology Profession Practitioners and Facilities

Law Book Resources

KBOC IOS Lawbook App


Android Mobile Lawbook App

IOS Mobile Lawbook App


Cosmetology Law Book Printable Version

Body Art Law Book Printable Version

Tanning Facilities Law Book Printable Version


2019/2020 Legislative Session

If you choose to contact a legislator, please make sure that you are contacting the appropriate legislator that represents your district.  You can find your legislators here:  https://openstates.org/    
Please also remember to keep your correspondence with your legislator professional and respectful as you represent your profession. 

How a bill becomes Law

Regulation Updates

Notice of Hearing K.A.R. 69-3-8

KDHE Cosmetology Infection Control Regulation Updates:


Cosmetology Professions - Final Approved for Hearing

New KDHE Infection Control Regulations for Cosmetology Professions Effective 4/10/2020

Hair Braiding Outside of Cosmetology Establishment, Infection Control Guidelines for Providers self-test

KBOC Customer Service Survey

Address Update

Employment-State of Kansas

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714 SW Jackson, Jayhawk Walk Building, Suite 100, Topeka, Kansas
Phone: (785) 296-3155 * Fax (785) 296-3002 * Email
Laura Gloeckner, Executive Director