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The Kentucky Board of Cosmetology’s mission is to serve the Commonwealth by providing educational, health, and regulatory standards for all aspects of the beauty industry.

Upcoming Holiday Office Closures

​Due to the upcoming ​state holidays in 2022, the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology will be closed on the following days. 

​Thursday & Friday, November 24-25 - Thanksgiving

Friday & Monday, December 23, 26 - Christmas

Friday & Monday, December 30, January 2 - New Year's​

Online License Restorations

​Online License Restorations for license holders who expired on June 30th, 2022 will remain open now through July 31st, 2023.  

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– 2022 PRINTING & MAILING SCHEDULE –

​DUE TO THE MIS-ALIGNMENT​ IN THE PRINT BATCH RAN AUGUST 24TH 2022, A REPRINT OF ALL LICENSES HAS BEEN ISSUED. 

​If you have not received the first or second copy of your license please email kbc@ky.gov 

Subject: License Renewal 2022-2023 

Include in body: name, license number, last 4 SS#, and mailing address to verify if your license has been returned to our physical location. 

In order for a third reprint of licensure to be issued a duplicate application along with all required documents and fee will be required. 

SENT TO PRINTING:  August 15 - MAILING DATE: August 24

REPRINT ISSUED SEPTEMBER - MAILING DATE: September 9​

SENT TO PRINTING: October 9 - MAILING DATE: October 21

SENT TO PRINTING: November 7 - MAILING DATE: November 15​


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PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD-201 KAR 12.030E - Licensing - Emergency - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on August 22, 2022, at 9:30am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through August 31, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Board Administrator, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov.

201 KAR 12.030E - Licensing - Emergency - 7.2022

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PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD-201 KAR 12.060E - Inspections- Emergency - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on August 22, 2022, at 10:00 am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through August 31, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.060E - Inspections- Emergency - 7.2022

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13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD-201 KAR 12.082E- Education Requirements - Emergency - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on August 22, 2022, at 10:30 am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through August 31, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.082E- Education Requirements - Emergency - 7.2022

Jul

13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD-201 KAR 12.190E- Complaint and Discipline - Emergency - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on August 22, 2022, at 10:30 am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through August 31, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.190E- Complaint and Discipline - Emergency - 7.2022

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13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD -201 KAR 12.230E- Code of Ethics - Emergency - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on August 22, at 2:00, at Kentucky Board of Cosmetology. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on August 31, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov.

201 KAR 12.230E- Code of Ethics - Emergency - 7.2022

Jul

13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD -201 KAR 12.260E - Fees - Emergency - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on August 22, 2022, at 1:00 pm, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through August 31, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.260E - Fees - Emergency - 7.2022

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13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD -201 KAR 12.290E- Permits - Emergency - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on August 22, 2022, at 11:30am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through August 31, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.290E- Permits - Emergency - 7.2022

Jul

13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD -201 KAR 12.030 - Licensing 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on September 21, 2022, at 9:30am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through September 30, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.030 - Licensing 7.2022

Jul

13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD -201 KAR 12.060 - Inspections- 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on September 21, 2022, at 10:00 am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through September 30, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.060 - Inspections- 7.2022

Jul

13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD -201 KAR 12.082- Education Requirements - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on September 21, 2022, at 10:30 am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through September 30, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.082- Education Requirements - 7.2022

Jul

13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD - 201 KAR 12.190- Complaint and Discipline - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on September 21, 2022, at 11:30 am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through September 30, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.190- Complaint and Discipline - 7.2022

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13

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD - 201 KAR 12.230- Code of Ethics - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on September 21, at 2:00, at Kentucky Board of Cosmetology. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on September 30, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov.

201 KAR 12.230- Code of Ethics - 7.2022

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PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD - 201 KAR 12.260- Fees - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on September 21, 2022, at 1:00 pm, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through September 30, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.260- Fees - 7.2022

Jul

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PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD - 201 KAR 12.290- Permits - 7.2022

A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on September 21, 2022, at 11:30am, at the Kentucky Board of Cosmetology office. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing by five workdays prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing was received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted through September 30, 2022. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person. CONTACT PERSON: Julie M. Campbell, Executive Director, 1049 US Hwy 127 S. Annex #2, Frankfort, KY, 40601, (502) 564-4262, julie.campbell@ky.gov .

201 KAR 12.290- Permits - 7.2022


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 on this form.
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  • The Kentucky Board of Cosmetology does not accept complaints by phone
  • The Board cannot settle matters of a civil nature and has no authority to require payment for damages on your behalf.​