COVID-19 Community Levels Map Update, August 5, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed New Haven, Fairfield, Litchfield and Middlesex Counties in the Medium/Yellow category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Hartford, New London, Tolland and Windham Counties are listed in the Low/Green category. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

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Please see the following link for information regarding the barber curriculum and the process for approval of barber schools:

Barber school approval

The department is currently working with the examination vendor on implementation of a barber written examination.  It is anticipated that the examination will be available in the fall of 2012.

In the interim, applicants for barber license may qualify based on completion of an approved hairdresser school and successful completion of the hairdresser examination.  Please select this link for more information.

Questions regarding this process may be directed to