Tattoo artists are required to be permitted by the Alamance County Health Department, Environmental Health Section, on an annual basis. If you are a tattoo artist or desire to be one, please call (336) 570-6367 or visit the Environmental Health Section at 209 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC 27217 to learn what is required for a permit and/or to obtain an application for a tattooing permit.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO KNOW:
- No one under the age of 18 may receive a tattoo, regardless of parental consent
- Only single-use, pre-packaged needles may be used for tattooing
- No smoking, eating, or drinking is allowed in the tattooing room by the tattoo artist
- The tattoo artist must wear gloves at all times while tattooing