Regulations – Rhode Island

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  1. Licensing Rhode Island Department of Health Link:
    https://health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=214
  2. Application
    https://health.ri.gov/applications/TattooArtist.pdf
  3. Oversight/Rules Link:
    https://rules.sos.ri.gov/regulations/part/216-40-10-15 (Select Regulation from the top menu)
  4. Other Considerations:
    Read Very Important on the Application. Upon completion of the application, you must contact the office of facilities regulation (401-222-2566) to schedule an appointment for the required Rhode Island Department of Health Practical for Tattoo Artists or Body Piercing.
    https://health.ri.gov/applications/TattooArtist.pdf