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Legal age to be a tattooist?
Submitted by: rod smith
3 years ago
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Barber DTS

answered 3 years ago

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Hi, thanks for your question. 

The best we can advise on this question is to contact your local council. There doesn’t seem to be a set UK law on this matter. We all know you have to be 18 to have a tattoo but in terms of actually tattooing someone else, or registering as a tattoo artist, it seems there’s no set age but that it does vary between different locations and councils. 

There’s also a good discussion on the subject here.

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