Florida Department of Health in Manatee County
- 941-748-0747 (24 Hours/Day)
410 6th Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208
All tattooing facilities (conventional and cosmetic) are required to be licensed and inspected annually. Environmental Health ensures that these facilities meet sanitation and safety requirements. The division also investigates complaints of injury, infection and the tattooing of minors.
In addition, all tattoo artists (including guest artists from out of state) are required to be licensed. Environmental Health reviews tattoo artist applications for proper training and valid identification. For more resources and more detailed information, please visit the state webpage on tattooing (below).
Tattoo Establishment and Artist Licensing Packet (1.85MB PDF)
Barbara D Will, MPH 941-714-7585
- Tattooing (Florida Department of Health - state page)