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The Indiana Professional Licensing Agency has telephone maintenance scheduled for February 2nd, 2017. On this day, callers attempting to reach a licensing board directly may instead be directed to our general telephone menu and asked to navigate to the board they wish to reach. Please listen to the options carefully and select your profession to be directed to a customer service representative that can assist you. We encourage you to contact us by email if you encounter any issues. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Telephone: (317) 232-2960
1. For individual licenses (cosmetologist, manicurist, esthetician, barber, electrologist, instructor, and provisionals )your renewal Login ID is your license number and your password is the last four digits of your social security number.
2. For business licenses (beauty culture salons, beauty culture schools, and tanning facilities) your renewal Login ID and password are both your license number.
3. You can find your license number using the free Search and Verify feature at http://www.in.gov/pla/3119.htm.
4. Renew online at: http://www.in.gov/pla/3121.htm.
Statutes and Rules
Name and Address Change Information
Examination Registration Information
Examination Content Outline Changes Effective March 8, 2017
Instructions for Restoring a Beauty Culture Professional License Expired Beyond Five (5) Years
License Verification Search
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
State Board Of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Tracy Hicks, Board Director
Jennifer Broadbent, Assistant Director
Julie Biddle, Customer Service Representative
Cyndy Jones, Customer Service Representative
Paula Lee, Customer Service Representative
Jennifer Purvis, Customer Service Representative
Staff Phone Number: (317) 234-3031
Staff E-mail: pla12@pla.IN.gov
Agency Fax: (317) 233-4236