HOW TO OBTAIN A FLORIDA BARBER LICENSE BY EXAMINATION
Application requirements include the following:
You have two options here:
1. 1. Complete at least 1000 hours of training at a Florida barbering school and be determined competent by a school official to sit for the barbering exam. A Florida school official must sign your application to verify a minimum of 1000 barbering hours and the completion date.
2. Complete a minimum of 1200 hours of training at a Florida school.
Applicants must be at least 16 years old or have received a high school diploma.
The Barber License Examination Candidate Information Booklet offers more detail about the exam process.
You must pay the required fee indicated in the application. Military veterans, their spouses, and Florida National Guard members may be eligible for a reduced fee.
You must complete the required application: Form # DBPR BAR 1.
For more information, go HERE or call the DBPR Customer Contact Center at 850-487-1395.