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​Personal licenses will still be mailed.

Salon/School/Limited Facility licenses will be emailed for printing.

​If you are concerned about the status of your license, please login to your account to review your expiration date.

Please note:

The status of your license does not indicate your employment status or use of the license.

KBC only has renewed (active) or not renewed (expired) options.

We do not place license accounts in retired or escrow status.


​​​Office Hours 

Monday through Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
​Phone: 502-564-4262

2024 State Office Holiday Closure Dates

**Inclement weather may cause unforeseen closures based on Governor's Office notice**

  • Monday, January 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
  • One-half day, Friday, March 29 - Good Friday
  • Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, June 19th - Juneteenth​ ​
  • Thursday, July 4 - Independence Day
  • Tuesday, September 5 - Labor Day
  • Monday, November 11 - Veterans Day
  • Thursday & Friday, November 28, 29 - Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24, 25 - Christmas
  • Tuesday & Wednesday, December 31, January 1 - New Year's ​


​​ Complaint Form

In order to file a complaint with the Board you must complete the following application and submit it to the Board office. All complaints must be submitted in full with valid contact information. ​​​​Supportive photos and additional documents are encouraged to support the formal complaint. 

File a Complaint.

The Kentucky Board of Cosmetology does not accept complaints by phone or email. 

The information you provide will be used and may be shared with the party against which you have complained. ​It may also be used to enforce applicable state laws. Under Kentucky's Open Records Act, this complaint will be available for public view upon request. However, certain personal information, such as contact information, is not subject to the Open Records Act.​

The Board cannot settle matters of a civil nature and has no authority to require payment for damages on your behalf.​​​