Upholding the practice & standards of North Dakota's beauty industry

Individual Renewal


All licenses MUST be renewed by December 31, 2022.

To renew by mail:
 Please complete and return the renewal application with the appropriate renewal fee. You may pay by check or money order, payable to "ND State Board of Cosmetology". Applications and payments should be mailed to: 4719 Shelburne St, Suite 1, Bismarck, ND 58503.

 Click here to print the Renewal Form.  Include a $50 late fee for EACH license being renewed if paid or postmarked after December 31, 2022.

If your information is not found when using the “Search by License/SSN”, this indicates that we do not have the last 4 digits of your SSN on file for you. Please call our office to report this information so you can complete your online renewal for an Individual license. SSN is ONLY needed for Individual license renewals, not for Salon license renewal.

To renew online: Please utilize the "License Lookup" at the bottom of this page: You may renew online using your credit or debit card as a guest. However, there will be a convenience fee if you choose to renew online.

**If you prefer to renew online, our office needs your last 4 digits of your SSN in our database in order to complete the search of your license. If you are unable to complete the Search by License/SSN, please call our office at 701-224-9800 to make sure we have your complete information

· Enter the required information below and click lookup.

· If you also own a Salon or are an Independent Licensee, you must make a separate transaction under Salon Renewal to renew that license. 

For those utilizing the online renewal process, please note that name changes cannot be made online. Please call the Board office at 701-224-9800 to make a change.

To receive a duplicate license, please click here for the duplicate license request form. Please complete the form and mail it to our office along with the fee of $10.00.

*Please allow 1-2 weeks for processing. If you do NOT receive your license within 2 weeks of payment, please contact the board office

To renew in person: You may stop by the Board office at 4719 Shelburne St, Suite 1, Bismarck, ND 58503 and complete an application. You may pay by check or money order.  

Continuing Education Credits
It is required to have a signed certificate of completion from presenters for any educational classes or seminars in order to receive continuing education credits. The Board of Cosmetology will only accept board-approved continuing education.

For Board approved Continuing Education classes/seminars, please click here Continuing Education.

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ND State Board of Cosmetology
4719 Shelburne St.
Suite 1
Bismarck, ND 58503
Telephone: 701-224-9800
Fax: 701-222-8756