Tattoo And Piercing Laws


A person may not perform body piercing on a minor without the written notarized consent of the minor’s parent or legal guardian, and an establishment may not perform body piercing on a minor under the age of 16 unless the minor is accompanied  by a parent or legal guardian.

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Pursuant to s. 381.00787, F.S., a tattoo artist shall not tattoo the body of a minor less than sixteen (16) years of age.
(3) If tattooing a minor who is sixteen (16) or seventeen (17) years of age, a tattoo artist shall:
(a) Inspect copies of a government-issued photo identification for both the minor and for the parent or legal guardian of the minor. If the photo identification for the minor does not show a birth date, a copy of the minor’s birth certificate shall be provided.
(b) Obtain a signed and notarized consent by the minor’s parent or legal guardian on form DH 4146 , 5/12, Written Notarized Consent For Tattooing of a Minor Child, Age 16 through 17 Years Old.

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