DPH: Tattoo Technician

Tattoo Technician

Most of the frequently asked for services are listed in the left margin of this page.

Please select the appropriate link below for specific licensing eligibility requirements:

Licensing After 1/1/2015

License Based on an Out of State License

Practice Act

Trade Shows, Instructors and Courses or Workshops


Initial License:      $250

Reinstatement:     $250

Renewal:              $200 (Biennial)

Renewal Requirements

Licenses must be renewed once every two years. A licensee applying for license renewal shall successfully complete a course on prevention of disease transmission and blood-borne pathogens that complies with the standards adopted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, as described in 29 CFR 1910. 1030 et seq., as amended from time to time, and that requires the successful completion of a proficiency examination as part of such course. Each licensee applying for license renewal shall sign a statement attesting that the licensee has successfully completed such education course within the six months preceding the expiration of the license. 


Each licensee shall retain certificates of completion that demonstrate compliance with the requirement for a minimum of four years after the year in which the course was completed and shall submit such certificates to the department for inspection not later than forty-five days after a request by the department for such certificates.

Content Last Modified on 2/4/2015 4:18:00 PM