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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:

* Submit all forms/fees to your local Biomedical Waste Coordinator

* All forms need to be renewed annually. (Late fees apply)

Temporary Establishment Licensure Requirements

Temporary establishments must meet all the operational requirements of a tattoo establishment, including handsinks, as well as the requirements of section
64E-28.008, F.A.C.

Temporary establishment licenses are issued in conjunction with a convention or other similar event and cannot exceed fourteen (14) consecutive days.

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