Contact for Lapsed License Applications Cosmetology, Barbering and Electrology
Board of Cosmetology and Barbering Services Administration
The Details of Lapsed License Applications Cosmetology, Barbering and Electrology
What you need for Lapsed License Applications Cosmetology, Barbering and Electrology
A license is lapsed if it has not been renewed within three years of its expiration date. A person wishing to reinstate such a license must pass a practical examination, unless that person has a current instructor license and wishes to reinstate a lapsed cosmetology, aesthetics, or barbering license or has a current cosmetology, aesthetics, or barbering license and wishes to reinstate a lapsed instructor license. G.L. Ch. 112, Section 87GG.
Applications Must Include:
- A small 2” x 2” photo
- A copy of your driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID
- A notarized Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Acknowledgment Form.
Please retain copies of all paperwork submitted
Fees for Lapsed License Applications Cosmetology, Barbering and Electrology
Application fees are non-refundable. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. All money orders must be signed and dated.
|Lapsed Cosmetology License Application||$136||each|
|Lapsed Barber License Application||$0||each|
|Lapsed Electrology License Application||$0||each|
How to apply Lapsed License Applications Cosmetology, Barbering and Electrology
Submit an application in our ePlace Portal. Note that only Cosmetology and Barber Applications can be submitted online.
Before filing an application, you will need to create an ePLACE account. Detailed instructions on how to create your ePLACE account can be found here:
Once you have created and logged into your ePLACE account, follow these steps to begin the application process:
- On the home page where you’ve logged in, click on Manage Licenses, Permits and Certificates
- Click on File an Application
- Scroll down the list of Boards to the Board of Cosmetology and Barbering
- Select the correct Lapsed License Application
- Click the Continue button on the bottom of the page to begin the application
Mail your completed application (available in the Downloads section on this page) along with the non-refundable processing fee and all accompanying documents to the address below:
Division of Occupational Licensure
Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118