Statutes and Rules

Statutes and Administrative Rules

The State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners and the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency are prohibited from providing legal advice on issues contained in the laws and regulations. For legal advice, please consult an attorney.

1)  The most current version of the statutes and rules may be accessed using the Legislative Services links below. 

STATUTES – IC 25-8  

Chapter 1.   Repealed      

Chapter 2.   Cosmetology Regulation; Definitions                              
Chapter 3.   State Board of Cosmetology Examiners                              
Chapter 4.   Cosmetology Licenses; General Provisions                              
Chapter 5.   Beauty Culture School Licenses                                  

Chapter 6.   Instructor Licenses  
Chapter 6.1.  Esthetics Instructor Licenses  (Repealed)                             
Chapter 6.2.  Electrology Instructor Licenses (Repealed)                           
Chapter 6.3  Barber School Licenses                                     
Chapter 6.4  Barber Instructor Licenses                                    
Chapter 7.   Beauty Culture Salon Licenses                                  
Chapter 7.1.  Manicurist Salon Licenses (Repealed)                           
Chapter 7.2.  Electrology Salon Licenses (Repealed)                           
Chapter 8.   Repealed                                           
Chapter 8.1.  Barber Shop Licenses (Repealed)                             
Chapter 9.   Cosmetologist Licenses                                    
Chapter 10.  Electrologist Licenses                                    
Chapter 11.  Manicurist Licenses                                     

Chapter 12.  Repealed                     
Chapter 12.1. Barber Licenses                                        
Chapter 12.5. Esthetician Licenses   
Chapter 12.6. Esthetician Shop Licenses                                  
Chapter 13.  Fees                                              
Chapter 14.  Enforcement                                        
Chapter 15.  Repealed                                          

Chapter 15.4. Tanning Facilities                                       
Chapter 16.  Inactive Licenses (Repealed)                                 

STATUTES - IC 25-1

Chapter 1.    Evidence of License Applicant's Payment of Personal Property  Taxes Required 
Chapter 1.1. Effect of Criminal Convictions on Licensed or Registered Persons 
Chapter 1.2  Effect of Delinquency in Child Support Payments on Licensed or Registered Persons 
Chapter 2.    Renewal of Licenses Granted by State Agencies. Notice of Expiration 
Chapter 3.    Civil Immunity of Regulatory Agencies     
Chapter 4     Professional Licensing Agency       
Chapter 6.    Professional Licensing Agency       
Chapter 7.    Investigation and Prosecution of Complaints Concerning Regulated Occupations  
Chapter 8.    Occupational and Professional Licensure, Registration, and Certification Fees  
Chapter 11.   Professional Licensing Standards of Practice      
Chapter 12.   Renewal of Licenses Held by Individuals in Military Service    
Chapter 14.   Meetings         
Chapter 16.  Jobs Creation Committee           
Chapter 17   Licensure of Individuals with Military Training; Licensure of Military Spouses   


ADMINISTRATIVE RULES  -  820 IAC 

Title 820, Article 1 – Beauty Culture Schools and Shops (Repealed)
Title 820, Article 2 – Licensing
Title 820, Article 3 – Sanitary and Equipment Requirements
Title 820, Article 4 – Cosmetology Schools
Title 820, Article 5 – Tanning Facilities
Title 820, Article 6 – Continuing Education (Repealed)
Title 820, Article 7 – Fees
Title 820, Article 8 – Barber, Barber Schools, and Shops


2)  The booklet form of the statutes and rules may be accessed using the following link.

Statutes and Rules Compilation