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

Individual Renewal


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.  

If your information is not found when using the “Search by License/SSN”, this indicates that we do not have a 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. However, there will be a convenience fee of $3.00 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.

*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. You may also pay using a credit or debit card. However, there will be a convenience fee of $3.00 if you choose to pay by credit or debit card.

Continuing Education Credits
Effective January 1, 2018, it will be required to have a signed certificate of completion from presenters for any educational classes or seminars in order to receive continuing education credits. Wrist bands, programs, schedule, etc. will no longer be sufficient to obtain credits.

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

Search By License/SSN

ex. 1234 Lookup Here
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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