Regulations – Tennessee

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  1. Licensing and Permits – Tennessee Division of Environmental Health Link:
    https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/eh/eh-programs/eh-tattoo.html
  2. Oversight/Rules Link:
    https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/1200-23-03.pdf

Other Considerations:
The tattoo artist license shall be issued upon proof of (a) having passed a written examination as specified in 1200-23-3-.06(3) and/or 1200-23-3-.06(2) and (b) having submitted an application with the appropriate fee and completion of a one year apprenticeship.
https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/1200-23-03.pdf
1200-23-3-.06 (4)