Connecticut Permanent Makeup License Requirements
Last Update: May, 2017
Regulating permanent cosmetics in Connecticut is up to the state’s Department of Health.
In order to become a licensed tattoo artist, you’ll need:
- To be at least 18 years or older
- A completed course on prevention of disease transmission and blood-borne pathogens that complies with the standards adopted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
- A complete basic first aid course by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association
- To complete 2,000 hours of practical training under the supervision of a tattoo technician. Must fill out this form.
- To apply online. Only online applications are accepted. To start, click here.
The initial license has a cost of $250.