Barber Shop Owner or Area Renter License



State, Department of State
The Barber Shop Owner or Area Renter License permits a business to own, control or operate a barber shop. Both licenses are issued by the New York State Department of State (NYSDOS).

A Barber Shop Area Renter is a licensed barber who works in a barber shop, but is not employed by the owner.

Barbers also must be licensed as barbers.

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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