Regulations – Oregon

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  1. Licensing Oregon Health Licensing Office Link:
    https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HLO/Pages/Board-Body-Art-Practitioners-Tattoo-Artists-License.aspx
  2. Menu of tattoo artist information including how to apply for a license.
    https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HLO/Pages/Board-Body-Art-Practitioners-Tattoo-Artists-Information.aspx
  3. Oversight/Rules:
    https://secure.sos.state.or.us/oard/displayDivisionRules.action?selectedDivision=1203

Other Considerations:
Completion of approved training program including 360 hours of training (210 theory/150 practical), chair side supervision under a licensed tattoo artist.Must have documentation showing a minimum of 50 completed procedures (which means “a tattoo that has been finished, including any touchups or additional work following initial healing and the client is released from service”)
https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HLO/Pages/Board-Body-Art-Practitioners-Tattoo-Artists-License.aspx (Training Required)