A student tattoo technician may practice tattooing under the personal supervision of a tattoo technician for a period not to exceed two years.
A student tattoo technician shall register with the department for purposes of completing the practical training and experience required to obtain a license.
In order to qualify for registration, an applicant must submit the following:
Verification of completion of a course on prevention of disease transmission and blood-borne pathogens that complies with the standards adopted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, as described in 29 CFR 1910. 1030 et seq. , as amended from time to time, and that requires the successful completion of a proficiency examination as part of such course;
Verification of current certification by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association in basic first aid; and
A notarized statement signed by a licensed tattoo technician acknowledging responsibility for personally supervising the applicant's practical training and experience in tattooing. Please select this link for the required form.
Applications are only being accepted online. Paper applications are not accepted. THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS PERMIT. Please select this link to apply online.