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BARBICIDEĀ® Certification 

From the Office of Bureau of Professional Licensure

Dear License Holder:

Your professional license is up for renewal.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all continuing education required for this renewal may be completed online and does not need to be completed until June 30, 2021.  In order to complete the renewal application, you will need to attest to the completion of the required continuing education.  You should attest to completion of the required continuing education if you have completed it at the time of renewal or if you will complete it by June 30, 2021.

You can renew your license online using our secure website at and can pay securely using a credit card.  Online renewals are automated and effective the same day as long as the renewal application is completed and fees are paid online. You must have an account to use the online system.

If you need help accessing your account, contact the Office of the Chief Information Officer at (515) 281.5703 or (800) 532.1174. Once you are logged in, follow the renewal instructions on the MY LICENSES page.

Important Notes:

Name changes cannot be made on the online system. Submit an Application for a Name Change along with a copy of the legal document that changed your name to the board office 10 days prior to license renewal. Contact information is below.

If you are unable to renew online, you may download a paper renewal application at the Professional Licensure web site: Please ALLOW AN ADDITIONAL 4 weeks to process the paper application. You are encouraged to renew online to avoid this processing delay. Online renewals are automated and effective the same day as long as the renewal application is completed and fees are paid online.

Bureau of Professional Licensure, Lucas State Office Building, 321 E. 12th St., Des Moines, IA 50319
Fax: (515) 281.3121
Online Licensure Services:

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Questions and inquiries can be directed to:
Susan Charles

Waterloo, Iowa 50702

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Mail or Email a completed CBI Membership and Application Form with payment (Check, Money Order, or Credit Card information) to:

CBI Secretary/Treasurer:

Jenni (White) Accilien
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

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