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Reinstatement of a lapsed license

 All applicants for reinstatement of a Connecticut barber license that has lapsed due to non-renewal must submit:

 

A completed, notarized application with photograph and fee of $100.00 in the form of a check or money order payable to, “Treasurer, State of Connecticut”;

 

A brief description (select this link for the required form) of the applicant's professional activities including information regarding work history, continuing education undertaken, and, if applicable, length of time since leaving active practice.  Please be sure to mention any barber-related activities;

 

A License Verification Form from all states in which the applicant is or has been licensed, current or expired, forwarded to this office from the appropriate authority in any U.S. state or territory in which the applicant is or has ever been licensed as a barber.  Most jurisdictions charge a fee for verification.  Be sure to contact the jurisdiction for fee information.

 

Applicants who have not actively practiced as a barber within Connecticut or any other state, within the two (2) to eight (8) year period immediately preceding the reinstatement application must, in addition to the requirements outlined above:

 

Successfully complete either the Prometric Licensing Examination or a refresher curriculum of one hundred thirty-five (135) hours of instruction in an approved school as follows:

 

 

Content Area                                              Theory Hours  Clinical Hours 
Sanitation & Hygiene
10
10
Chemical Procedures                               
15
40
Hair Care & Treatment         
10
10
Hair Shaping & Styling        
10
25 
CT State Laws                                 
5
0
Totals
50
85

 

 

Applicants who have not actively practiced as a barber within Connecticut or any other state, within the eight (8) year period immediately preceding the reinstatement application must, in addition to the requirements outlined above, successfully complete the Prometric Licensing Examination and a refresher curriculum of two-hundred forty-five (245) hours of instruction in an approved school as follows:

 

Content Area                                         Theory Hours  Clinical Hours 
Sanitation & Hygiene
10
10
Chemical Procedures                              
30
80
Hair Care & Treatment         
20
20
Hair Shaping & Styling        
20
50
CT State Laws                                       
5
0
Totals
85
160

 

 

All supporting documentation should be sent from the source to:

 

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Barber Licensure

410 Capitol Ave., MS # 12 APP

P.O. Box 340308

Hartford, CT 06134

Phone: (860) 509-7603

Fax:  (860) 707-1930

Email: dph.hairdresserteam@ct.gov