Applications and Forms - Tattoo and Body Piercing Studios
Tattoo and Body Piercing Program Update
All Amendment applications with fees are to be sent to this address:
Department of State Health Services
Cash Receipts Branch – MC 2003
PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
DSHS offers initial and renewal licensees the ability to apply for licenses online using the Regulatory Services Online Licensing System.
All Fees are non-refundable.
|License Type||Initial||Renewal||Amendment||Late Fee|
|Temporary Tattoo Studio||$464||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Body Piercing Studio with Tattoo Studio||$309||$309||$150||$100|
|Body Piercing Studio without Tattoo Studio||$412||$412||$200||$100|
|Temporary Body Piercing Studio with Tattoo Studio||$155||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Temporary Body Piercing Studio without Tattoo Studio||$206||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Who May Apply or Renew Online
- Tattoo and body piercing studios seeking initial licensure, license renewals, or temporary event licenses may use the online licensing system.
- Minor amendment changes (such as name or address) cannot be completed online.