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How to renew your license: Permanent cosmetics artists

When to renew

Renew your license every year. If you don’t renew:

  • Before it expires, you must pay an additional late fee.
  • Within 1 year after it expires, you must reapply for a license.

Renewal options

Renew online

or

By mail

  • If your license hasn’t expired or has been expired less than 1 year:
    1. Complete and sign your renewal notice.
    2. Mail it to the address on the renewal notice with a check or money order for the fee (payable to the Department of Licensing). If you don’t renew your license before it expires, you must pay an additional late fee.
  • If your license has been expired for 1 year or more, you must reapply for a license. To reapply:
    1. Complete a Body Art, Body Piercing, Tattoo Artist, Permanent Cosmetics License, Renewal, or Reinstatement Application.
    2. Mail it to the address on the form with a check or money order for the fee (payable to the Department of Licensing).

When you’ll get your new license

  • If you renewed online: Within 14 business days.
  • If you renewed by mail: Within 45 days.

See also:

Washington Healthcare Finder
Access Washington