Per the Southern Nevada Health District Regulations Governing the Sanitation and Safety of Tattoo Establishments and the Regulations Governing the Sanitation and Safety of Body Piercing Establishments, applicants must have a minimum of six months continuous training in a duly-licensed establishment in Nevada, another state or country before they can receive a permanent Body Art Card.
Applicants who do not meet this requirement must serve an apprenticeship for a minimum of six months in a health permitted establishment. All health permit holders have been provided with the procedures for apprentices who will be working in their establishments.
Apprentices must have a Body Art Apprentice Card before they can begin their apprenticeship.
The requirements for a Body Art Apprentice Card are similar to a Body Art Card, except the apprentice will need to provide the following additional information.
- Completed Employment Verification Form. PDF 79KB
- Upon completion of at least six months training, the applicant must submit a completed Experience Verification Form. PDF 79KB
Note: Body Art Cards will not be issued without written documentation from the health permitted establishment where applicant will be operating.
Phone: (702) 759-0677
Updated on: October 10, 2018