Barber Apprentice License



State, Department of State
A Barber Apprentice License allows an individual to work and train under the supervision of a licensed barber. This license is issued by the New York State Department of State (NYSDOS).

A Barber Apprentice must be sponsored by someone licensed as a Master Barber.

The completion of two years as a licensed Barber Apprentice qualifies the holder for a Master Barber License. Click the following link to learn more about the Master Barber License.

Additional resources

For more information, contact:

NYS Department of State
123 William Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10038-3804
Phone: (518) 473-2492

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