Regulations – Montana

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  1. Licensing Montana Department of Health and Human Services Link:
    1. https://dphhs.mt.gov/Portals/85/publichealth/documents/FCS/BodyArt/BodyArtMCAforprinting.pdf
    2. https://dphhs.mt.gov/Portals/85/publichealth/documents/FCS/BodyArt/BodyArtMCAforprinting.pdf
    3. 50-48-203. Licensure and regulation by local boards of health. (1) A local board of health may implement its own licensure and regulatory program for tattooing and body-piercing establishments independent of that of the department. A local board of health’s licensure and regulatory program must be operated in lieu of the department’s licensure and regulatory program.
  2. Oversight/Rules Links:
    1. https://dphhs.mt.gov/Portals/85/publichealth/documents/FCS/BodyArt/BodyArtARM.pdf
  3. Restrictions and Prohibitions
    1. http://mtrules.org/gateway/ruleno.asp?RN=37%2E112%2E158

Other Considerations:
How to submit a plan review for a body art establishment in Montana
https://dphhs.mt.gov/Portals/85/publichealth/documents/FCS/BodyArt/BodyArtPlanReview2020.pdf

Tattoo Removal:
https://dphhs.mt.gov/Portals/85/amdd/documents/MSH/volumei/infectioncontrol/BodyPiercingAndTattooingProhibited.pdf