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.
You must have a body piercing artist license if you charge a fee to penetrate the skin or mucous membrane to insert an object, such as jewelry, for cosmetic purposes. This doesn’t include stud-and-clasp ear piercing or health-related procedures performed by a licensed health care worker.
To get a body piercing artist license, you must:
Your license is valid for 1 year after we issue it.