Are you 70 years or older? You may be eligible for a free license. Please send an email requesting a free license to email@example.com. Please include your name and license number. If you don't have email access, please call us at (919) 981-5210 for information on other ways to renew your license.
Effective January 1, 2018, you must renew online if you have an up-to-date license for one of the following:
If you can't renew online, you must request and receive a waiver before you can pay by mail or in person. If you mail or bring in your renewal without a waiver, we will return your payment and your license will still not be renewed.
For more information on mandatory online renewals and waivers, please see this notice that we sent to all barbers and barbershops in December 2017.
Please see the step-by-step guides above for assistance. If you're still having trouble, please contact us.
Who is eligible to renew online?
Anyone who has an up-to-date license for any of the following license types can renew:
Registered barber (online renewal is mandatory, unless you receive a waiver)
Apprentice barber (online renewal is mandatory, unless you receive a waiver)
Barber instructor (online renewal is mandatory, unless you receive a waiver)
Barber shop (online renewal is mandatory, unless you receive a waiver)
You will not be eligible to renew online if your license is not current or if you have any outstanding obligations (such as fines or non-compliance with child support). You must renew by May 31 to use the online system.