The NYC Health code requires that anyone who applies for a Tattoo Artist License successfully complete the Infection Control Course for Tattoo Artists.
Frequency and Duration: This class is three hours long. It is conducted twice a month.
Note: Applicants who register online or go to the Citywide Licensing center must submit an application for the Tattoo Artist License ($100) at the same time they register for the class, for a total cost of $126. Participants who complete this course and successfully pass the final written examination will have their Tattoo Artist License issued by the Citywide Licensing Center.
Register in Person
The Citywide Licensing Center
New York, NY 10004
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Wed: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
The Riverside Health Center
160 W 100th St., 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10025
The Infection Control Course Study Manual includes the material covered in the course and on which the applicant will be tested in the final written examination. Those applicants who register for the Infection Control Course at the Licensing Center receive a copy of this manual. Access the study manual:Infection Control Course Tattoo Manual (PDF)