License Requirements:–Investigations/Tattoo/Licensing-After-112015


  • Is eighteen years of age or older
  • Has successfully completed, within the three years prior to submitting an application, 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 (OSHA), that requires the successful completion of a proficiency examination as part of such course.
  • Holds current certification by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association in basic first aid.
  • Form verifying completion of two thousand (2,000) hours of practical training and experience (APPRENTICESHIP) under the personal supervision and instruction of a tattoo technician; OR
  • Form verifying five years of continuous practice of tattooing in this state prior to January 1, 2015.