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Cosmetology

Michigan Board of Cosmetology

Article 12 of Public Act 299 of 1980, as amended, to license and regulate the practice of cosmetology in Michigan.

** We are no longer accepting paper applications for Cosmetology Licenses. You can apply online at www.michigan.gov/miplus. Our online system provides more efficient services to those applying for a Cosmetology license. If you are having problems completing the application process, please contact us at 517-241-0199 for assistance and we can help walk you through the process. Should you have further questions, please contact our Licensing Support Team at BPLHelp@michigan.gov.

In an effort to reduce the use of paper, effective January 1, 2022, licenses issued or renewed will only be sent electronically unless a paper copy of the license is requested during the application or renewal process. 

Apply or Renew Online