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Body Art: Tattoo and Body Piercing

In order to decrease the risk of the transfer of blood-borne diseases, such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C or HIV, Milwaukee establishments are licensed and inspected.

Requirements / Information for Tattoo and Body Piercing Establishments

Establishment Licensing

Tattoo/Body Piercing establishment licenses are processed by the Milwaukee City Clerk's License Division

Put up this poster in your establishment to raise awareness about licensing.

Artist/Piercer Licensing

Tattooist/Body Piercer practitioner licenses are issued by The State of WisconsinClick here for a State Application for Tattooist/Body Piercer Licensing.

Registered Sharps Collection Facilities

Visit the WI DNR Website for a listing of registered sharps collection facilities.

Information for Consumers Regarding Tattoos