Official Nebraska Government Website
Official Nebraska Government Website

Nebraska Board of

Barber Examiners

521 South 14th, First Floor, PO Box 94723, Lincoln Ne. 68509-4723

Phone: (402) 471-2051 Fax: (402) 471-2052



Mission Statement

The mission of the Board of Barber Examiners is to examine and provide for the licensing of qualified barbers and barber instructors, to enforce the sanitary rules regulating barber shops and schools, to develop and approve barber school curriculum and post-secondary educational requirements for barber instructors, to investigate and resolve consumer complaints and provide the public with a healthy and safe shop environment.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held on the Sunday prior to each examination, which is held on the fourth Monday of January, April, July and October of each year.

Board Members


Timothy K. Rehm

Holdrege, Nebraska


Dwayne G. Rice

Lincoln, Nebraska


Arthur L. Lyle III

Omaha, Nebraska

Requirements For Registration As A Licensed Barber In Nebraska

  1. High School Diploma or GED,
  2. At least seventeen years of age,
  3. Completed 2100 hours of training in a school of barbering,
  4. Graduated from a barber school approved by the Nebraska Board of Barber Examiners, and
  5. Passed an examination conducted by the Nebraska Board of Barber Examiners, and


Applications for the licensing of individuals or establishments and related information may be obtained through this website's Application Forms page and by referring to Chapter 3 "Rules & Regulations." for specific barber shop licensing requirements, or by contacting the board office.


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Nebraska School of Barbering

College of Hair Design

304 South 11th Street

Lincoln, NE 68508

Alyce Howard, Owner

(402) 474-4244


Managing Barber Instructor: Carol Gerlt

Barber Instructor: Kisha Armstead

Assistant Barber Instructor: Judith Knoke

Assistant Barber Instructor: Andres Martinez

Assistant Barber Instructor: Pia McWilliams

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