510 George Street, Suite 400 Jackson, MS 39202

Phone: (601) 359-1015 Fax: (601) 359-1050


The Mississippi Board of Barber Examiners is an independent agency of the state government. Our mission is to protect the health and safety of the public and to protect the public against misrepresentation, deceit and fraud in the practice of barbering by establishing and enforcing standards of licensure. Learn more about the Board of Barber Examiners and the Laws & Rules of our state.

Mississippi Board of Barber Examiners Mission Statement and Code of Ethics

Interested in Becoming a Barber?

Becoming a barber takes a lot of time and dedication, but is a very rewarding career. Here is a list of resources that potential barbers should review prior to committing to become a Barber.

  • Read the Laws and Regulations that govern Barbering in Mississippi
  • Review the Curriculum and understand the time and commitment it takes to become a Barber
  • Find a School of Barbering. Please take some time to find one that is near you, and works into your schedule
  • After you have completed your Curriculum (1500 hours), then you can apply for your examination and request for a permit to work in a barber shop