Tattoo & Body Piercing

Tattoo & Body Piercing

The Kentucky Department for Public Health, Division of Public Health Food Safety Branch develops the statewide Tattoo, Body Piercing and Ear Piercing Program plans, objectives, policies and procedures and helps local health departments carry out the state Tattoo, Body Piercing and Ear Piercing Programs.

The Tattoo, Body Piercing and Ear Piercing Programs register tattoo artists and body and ear piercers and certify studios. Anyone engaged in the practice of tattooing or body/ear piercing in Kentucky must be registered by the Cabinet or local health department.

Annual fees

  • Tattoo artists, body piercers and ear piercers registration – $20
  • Tattoo and body piercing studio certification – $100
  • Ear piercing studio certification – $25

Tattoo and Bod Piercing establishments are inspected once annually.

Tattoo Regulation
Body Piercing and Ear Piercing Regulation

get in touch

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES AND HARRISON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER

364 Oddville Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031
866-75-WEDCO (93326)

Clinic Fax: 859-234-0393
Home Health Fax: 859-234-4143

Business Hours:

Monday-Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm

**1st/3rd Thursday - 10:00am - 6:30pm

Nicholas County Health Center

2320 Concrete Road
Carlisle, KY 40311
859-234-5090
866-75-WEDCO (93326)
Clinic Fax: 859-289-2203
Home Health Fax: 859-234-4143

Business Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm

**2nd/4th Thursday 10:00am - 6:30pm

Regular Days

CLOSED for LUNCH 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Late Days - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Scott County Health Center

300 East Washington Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
859-234-5090
866-75-WEDCO (93326)
Clinic Fax: 502-863-3986
Home Health Fax: 859-234-4143

Business Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

**2nd/4th Tuesday 10:00am - 6:30pm