Artist Registration


The Body Art Program registers tattoo artists and body and ear piercers. Anyone engaged in the practice of tattooing or body/ear piercing in Louisville Metro must be registered by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.


1. $20.00 precertification check or money order payable to:

Louisville Metro Government
Att: Environmental Health Services
400 E. Gray St.
Louisville, KY 40202 

2. Application filled out by artist.
    Note: Tattoo and Body Piercers must be 18 years of age.  Ear piercers must be 16 years of age.

3. Must submit copy of drivers license or photo id.