Philadelphia Tattoo License : Approved Online Bloodborne Pathogens Course

Philadelphia Department of Health Approved Online Bloodborne Pathogens Training
OSHA Compliant Online Training for Philadelphia Tattoo & Body Art Professionals
Full List of State & Local Health Department Approvals / Acceptance: Click Here


Bloodborne Pathogens for Tattoo Artists & Piercers (Except CA, FL, MN)
Philadelphia Tattoo LicenseApproved by all Major State & Local Health Departments
Hours: Min. 2 Hrs. | Course Curriculum Click Here
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Philadelphia Tattoo, Body Art, and Body Piercing Regulations (Click Here):

The Department of Environmental Health Division monitors the tattoo and body art businesses in the City of Philadelphia. This is done through:

  • Routine sanitation/safety inspections of all shops that provide tattooing, piercing, and cosmetic makeup.
  • Issue and maintain records of all Certified Artists and Apprentices.
  • Offering Bloodborne Pathogens training classes for body artists.

Please refer to the Health Department Environmental Health – Body Art/Tattoo/Piercing Program website for details.

Apply for a body artist certification

The Department of Public Health approves the operation of body art establishments and certifies body artists in Philadelphia. Body art includes:

  • Tattooing.
  • Body piercing.
  • Permanent make-up.
  • Microblading.

Who – Anyone who wants to work as a body artist or body art apprentice in Philadelphia must be certified.

Cost 

The certificate costs $40 for body artists and body art apprentices.

If you lose your certificate, a replacement certificate costs $65. You must include a written statement of why you need a replacement with your application.

A temporary body artist certificate costs $10.

You can pay using a cashier’s check or money order payable to Philadelphia Health Dept. – EHS.

How

To apply for a body art artist/apprentice certificate, you must submit:

  • A completed application for a body art artist/apprentice certificate.
  • For a body art apprentice, a letter signed by both the artist and the apprentice stating that the certified body art artist is taking on the applicant as a body art apprentice.
  • Official documentation stating that you have been conducting this work full time for at least three years (for new Philadelphia body art artists only).
  • A copy of your blood-borne pathogen certification (for artists only).

To apply for a temporary body art artist certificate (to work in Philadelphia for seven days or fewer), you must submit:

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