Governor Fallin has approved the Emergency Massage Therapy Rules as of January 23rd, 2017.
Applications are being accepted. Please ensure you have the most current Application Form.
Proposed rules and rules impact statement for Cosmetology and Barbering and Massage Therapy below.
A public comment period will be held at 10:00 am on Monday March 12th in the testing center located at 2401 NW 23rd Street Suite 84
Proposed Emergency Rules
OSBCB Emergency Rule Report 2017
OSBCB Emergency Rules 2017
OAC 175 Ch.1 RIS 2018
OAC 175 Ch.10 RIS 2018
OAC 175 Ch.20 RIS 2018
We accept Cash (exact change), Cashier's Check, or Money Order payable to OSBCB
**No personal checks accepted
**Do NOT send cash by mail
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The mission of the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology, Barbering and Massage Therapy is to safeguard and protect the health and general welfare of the people of the state of Oklahoma by performing a variety of services from developing curriculum for schools to administering examinations for prospective practitioners of the cosmetology, barbering and massage therapy profession.
The Board of Cosmetology and Barbering licenses and regulates the profession of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, manicuring, instructors and establishments where these services are performed. It also regulates health and safety issues in schools approved by the Board. Anyone who provides these types of services including but not limited to, haircutting, hairdressing, nail care, skin care and the application of make-up must be licensed by the Board.
Pay by credit card or from your bank account.
OSBCB Rules, Regulations and Statute Book, Effective September 1st, 2016
SB687 Massage Therapy Act
2016 Annual Report
Cosmetology Board Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Work Program
FULL BODY MASSAGE does not fall under the scope of practice of a cosmetology, barber, aesthetician or nail tech license.
If you hold a cosmetology, barber,aesthetician or nail tech license, and you are performing FULL BODY MASSAGE or presenting yourself as a massage therapist you must obtain a massage therapy license.
The licensing rules and applications for massage therapy are available at www.cosmo.ok.gov.
Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering
Advisory Board on Massage Therapy
2401 NW 23rd, Suite 84 \ Shepherd Mall \ Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Map to Shepherd Mall
Phone: 405.521.2441 \ Fax: 405.521.2440 \ Office Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday