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Body Art Establishments

The Environmental Health Division of Fargo Cass Public Health licenses and regulates all establishments that perform body piercing, tattooing, cosmetic tattooing, branding, and scarification.  According to City of Fargo ordinances:

  • All establishments that perform body art procedures must be licensed by the City of Fargo health department.
  • All people wishing to perform any body art procedure must be at least 18 years old.
  • All people wishing to receive any type of body art must be at least 18 years old.  If under the age of 18, the written consent of the parent or guardian is required as well as the presence of the parent or guardian during the procedure.

 Tattoo paint