Wisconsin Barbers and Cosmetology


As of February 1, 2017, Pearson VUE will no longer be administering the Wisconsin Cosmetology Licensure Examinations. The new examination vendor will be D.L. Roope, LLC. Candidates may currently register with D.L. Roope. Please see their website www.dlroope.com for more information, or call them at 1-888-375-2020.

If you have been unable to schedule your exam with Pearson VUE and would like to request a refund, please email your full name, number, and current mailing address to WIDSPS@pearson.com. If you have questions specifically related to refunds, please call 1-800-274-8969. Refunds take approximately 3-4 weeks to be processed.

The Department of Safety and Professional Services protect the citizens of Wisconsin by ensuring the safe and competent practice of licensed professionals. We serve the public and the professionals we regulate by fairly administering education, experience, and examination requirements, setting professional practice standards, and ensuring compliance by enforcing occupational licensing laws.

Last updated 2017-02-01