How to renew your license: Permanent cosmetics artists

Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.

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.

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