Important Updates

New 1000 Hour Cosmetology Curriculum Requirements

Effective September 1, 2024, there will be new cosmetology curriculum requirements. Required training hours are posted on the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology page, along with resources for implementation.

Most Requested Resources

From updating your information to obtaining documentation, visit our frequently used forms page for guidance and knowledge on our most common processes. Here, you can also access board-specific information related to your profession. 

Online Services Available

Explore DPOR’s online tools and learn about services available through third-party partnerships. Access your online account, request certification of licenses through MyVirginia,and learn more about digital licenses and certificates issued through Merit.

File a Complaint

DPOR-regulated individuals and businesses may be disciplined for violating board laws or regulations.

Forms and Applications

Find the documents you need to obtain or maintain your DPOR credential.


Stay informed about the rules governing DPOR licensees and any upcoming changes.