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Establishing and Operating a Hairdresser or a Barber Shop


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In order to establish and operate a hairdresser or a barber shop in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to obtain the licence for the operation of a hairdresser or barber shop by the Cyprus Council of Hairdressers and Barbers Registrar, operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry.

The term "hairdresser" refers to the suitably arranged area where a hairdresser offers the services described by the hairdresser’s or barber’s definition respectively and fulfils all the hygienic conditions imposed by the competent health authorities on the Ministry of Health or the relevant Municipal Council.

The term ‘barber’ refers to the person who is engaged in cutting, washing and hairdressing and/or the shaving of men.

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Every natural or legal person is eligible to obtain a licence for the operation of a hairdresser or barber shop, provided that the Cyprus Council of Hairdressers and Barbers Registrar is satisfied that the following criteria are met:

  • the hairdresser or barber shop will be established and operate in an independent and autonomous area, specially arranged;
  • a town planning permit relevant to the usage as a hairdresser or barber shop has been obtained;
  • the hairdresser or barber shop will be managed by registered hairdresser or barber respectively, holder of Professional Licence (see Practicing the profession of hairdresser or barber in related links);
  • the hairdresser or barber shop fulfils the relevant health conditions (see Registering of hairdressers and Barbers Regulations in related links).

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Licensed hairdresser and barber shops are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Registering of hairdressers and Barbers Law and Regulations, as periodically amended, and specifically, among others, to comply with the following:
  • the licence should be posted in a conspicuous place within each licensed hairdresser or barber shop;
  • a sign should be posted in a conspicuous place within each licensed hairdresser or barber shop indicating the full name of the hairdresser or barber with the phrase “registered hairdresser” or “registered barber” respectively.

The Cyprus Council of Hairdressers and Barbers Registrar has the authority to assign to its officer or officers (refered to as Inspectors) the duty to conduct inspections for compliance or efficient application of the the provisions of the current Law or the Regulations issued under the Law. Health inspections of Hairdresser Shops/Barber Shops are conducted by Health inspectors assigned by the Public and Health Services of the Ministry of Health or the Municipalities in which they operate for that matter.
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Pancyprian Federation of Hairdressers and Barbers
Ifigenias 31, 7th floor, office 701
2007 Strovolos, Nicosia
Tel: +357 22468314/ +357 77778838
Fax: +357 22468315
E-mail: info@pokk.com.cy


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Related Links

Practicing the Profession of a Hairdresser or Barber
Business Setup Procedures
Planning Permission and Development
Application for issuance of Certificates of Companies by the Registrar of Companies

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileRegistering Hairdressers and Barbers Law (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileRegistering Hairdressers and Barbers Regulations (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileApplication for the Registration of Hairdresser or Barber Premises (GR).pdf



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