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NOTE: Before applying for the Tattoo Artist License, please contact your local county health department for current information concerning the fee and correct mailing address.
To renew a tattoo artist license please submit the following to the local county health department where you reside.
To reactivate a an expired tattoo artist license, submit the following to the local county health department where you reside:
A guest tattoo artist registration is required for any tattoo artist who plans to tattoo in Florida and who also holds an active tattoo artist license, registration, or certification issued by a jurisdiction outside Florida. In addition, the tattoo artist is required to have completed a Bloodborne Pathogen and Communicable Diseases training that is comparable or exceeding those requirements specified in Rule 64E-28.006, Florida Administrative Code.
A Guest Tattoo Artist Registration Guide is available for tattoo artists from outside Florida. This guide will assist tattoo artist from outside Florida with the Guest Tattoo Artist Registration process. You may access this guide using the following link: Guest Tattoo Artist Registration Guide.
A Guest Tattoo Registration requires the following:
Guest registration is valid up to 14 consecutive days in Florida.
If your state does not require a tattoo artist license registration or certification, you must apply for a Florida Tattoo Artist License.