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ACT 725 Notice

Workforce Waiver

As mandated by ACT 725 of 2021, the entities under the Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing have implemented a waiver of the initial Licensing Fee for applicants who qualify for the Workforce Expansion Act of 2021. If the initial applicant is currently receiving assistance through the Arkansas Medicaid Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children(WIC), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program(TANF), Lifeline Assistance program and/or the applicant was approved for unemployment with the last twelve (12) months and/or the applicant’s income does not exceed two hundred percent(200%) of the Federal poverty income guidelines that applicant may qualify for the waiver. If you meet the qualifications for the Workforce Waiver, please contact the office at (501) 682-4035 or barber.examiners@arkansas.gov to provide documentation and request the waiver for the initial application fee.

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