Tattooing, Cosmetic Tattooing, Body Piercing, Ear Piercing

Body art includes tattooing, body piercing, cosmetic tattooing, and microblading. This page contains information on relevant rules, laws, and guidelines in addition to important forms and the General Sanitation Quiz. Please contact EHFS or contact your local environmental health department with any questions. 


Body Art and Cosmetics - Administrative Rules

Statutes (Laws)

Licensure & Regulation of Tattooing & Piercing Establishments [50-48 MCA]
Infectious Waste Management Act [75-10-10 MCA]
Unlawful Transactions with Children [45-5-623 MCA]

Information for the Public

Choosing Your Artist and Facility

Information for Artists

Plan Review Application for Body Art Establishments (PDF)
Sample Consent Form (Word)
Sample Consent Form (PDF)
General Sanitation Quiz (contact Sadie (406) 444-2823 or Kaylie (406) 444-2837 for the current password)
Frequently Asked Questions
CDC Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings
CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines Fact Sheet
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standards for Employers
OSHA Applicability of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard to Tattoo & Piercing