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Body Art Licensing Program 

The Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD) licenses and inspects all businesses offering tattooing, body piercing,  and permanent makeup services in Marion County. State and Local regulations are enforced to ensure that tattooing and piercing are completed in a safe and sanitary manner. For more information, please choose from the following options: 



Information for the General Public



Information for Artists & Shop Owners



Information for Educators & Schools




Questions and complaints can be directed to:

Department of Water Quality & Hazardous Materials Management

3901 Meadows Dr, 2nd floor, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Phone: 317.221.2266