State Licensing Requirements

Select a state to access the state website pertaining to the licensing requirements to offer Microblading /PMU Services.   If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.  We have done extensive research into each state’s requirements and we are happy to help! jared@3dbrowsacademy.com

Alabama

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Alaska

State Name of Business License: Board of Barbers and Hairdressers

Arizona

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Arkansas

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics

California

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Colorado

State Name of Business License: Permanent Makeup

Licensing rules vary by county.

Connecticut

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Delaware

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Florida

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Georgia

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Hawaii

State Name of Business License: Tattoo License

Idaho

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Illinois

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Indiana

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Iowa

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Kansas

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Kentucky

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Louisiana

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics

Maine

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Maryland

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Massachusetts

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Michigan

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Minnesota

State Name of Business License: Permanent Makeup/Tattoo

Mississippi

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Missouri

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Montana

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Nebraska

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Nevada

Northern Nevada

Business License: Body Art

Southern Nevada

Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

New Hampshire

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

New Jersey

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

New Mexico

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

New York

State Name of Business License: Body Art

North Carolina

State Name of Business License: Body Art

North Dakota

State Name of Business License: Body Art

FCPH requires all body art operators to:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Be certified in bloodborne pathogen training.
  • Be vaccinated for Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • Work in a licensed body art facility.

Ohio

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Oklahoma

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Oregon

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Pennsylvania

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Rhode Island

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

South Carolina

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

South Dakota

State Name of Business License: Body Art

FCPH requires all body art operators to:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Be certified in bloodborne pathogen training
  • Be vaccinated for Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • Work in a licensed body art facility

Tennessee

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Texas

State Name of Business License: Body Art/Intradermal Cosmetics

Utah

State Name of Business License: Body Art
Requires all body art operators to:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) coming soon!
  • Be certified in bloodborne pathogen training
  • Be vaccinated for Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • Work in a licensed body art facility

Vermont

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Virginia

State Name of Business License: Permanent Cosmetics/Tattoo

Washington, DC

Aside from having OSHA/State approve work facility the main requirements to get a permanent cosmetics artist license, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a current bloodborne pathogens certificate.

Washington

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Aside from having OSHA/State approve work facility, the main requirements to get a permanent cosmetics artist license are:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a current bloodborne pathogens certificate.

West Virginia

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Aside from having OSHA/State approve work facility, the main requirements to get a permanent cosmetics artist license are:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a current bloodborne pathogens certificate.

Wisconsin

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Aside from having OSHA/State approve work facility, the main requirements to get a permanent cosmetics artist license are:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a current bloodborne pathogens certificate.

Wyoming

State Name of Business License: Body Art

Aside from having OSHA/State approve work facility, the main requirements to get a permanent cosmetics artist license are:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a current bloodborne pathogens certificate.
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