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Tattoo Establishment Licensure Requirements
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*All tattoo establishments require licensure. A person may not operate a tattoo establishment in this state without a license.*
Effective January 1, 2013 any person operating an unlicensed tattoo establishment will be subject to administrative penalties.
Licensure of a tattoo establishment requires submission of the following items:
- Completed *Application for Tattoo Establishment License($200)
- Pass inspection in compliance with sections 381.00771-381.00791, Florida Statutes, The Practice of Tattooing andChapter 64E-28, Florida Administrative Code) .
- Contact city/county for potential need for business tax receipt
- Completed *Biomedical Waste Permit ($85)
- Submit all forms/fees to theCounty Health Departmentwhere your business is located.
**The Guide for Tattoo Establishment Operational Requirements will to assist you with understanding what the operational requirements for a tattoo establisment are in order to pass an inspection in compliance with sections 381.00771-381.00791, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 64E-28, Florida Administrative Code)**
Temporary establishments must meet the same operational requirements of a tattoo establishment, including handsinks, as well as the requirements of Chapter 64E-28.008, Florida Administrative Code.
Temporary establishment licenses are issued in conjunction with a convention or other similar event and cannot exceed fourteen (14) consecutive days.