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  • The Pearson Credential Management system is being shut down effective June 15, 2022. If you do not pay your license fee prior to June 15, 2022, you will need to reach out to the Board of Cosmetology & Barbering via email at:Cosmetologyandbarberingboard@mass.gov
    or by phone at: 617-701-8792.



  • Welcome to the Massachusetts Cosmetology and Barbering LICENSE PORTAL. Here, you will be able to pay the state's license fees, as well as request printing of your license. In order to access this site, you must have passed all required examination(s) and have a login and password created for you, by Pearson VUE.
    The login information is emailed to you after you pass the required examination(s).
    If you have misplaced this email, or have questions regarding how to pay your license fee or request your license, please contact Pearson VUE at one of the following numbers:
    Massachusetts Cosmetology Customer Service: (800) 274-2021
    Massachusetts Barbering Customer Service: (800) 274-3703