Missouri Licensing Overview for a Microblading Artist

Licensing for microblading artist in Missouri is controlled by the Missouri Office of Tattooing, Body Piercing& Branding.

General Guidelines for a Microblading Artist in Missouri

Specific requirements to perform microblading artist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Permanent cosmetic license holder

General requirements for microblading artist license required?

He or she has obtained a license from the division. An application for a practitioner license shall be notarized, and accompanied by the appropriate fee and evidence of having successfully completed the following:

• A bloodborne pathogen training program or its equivalent which includes infectious disease control, waste disposal, hand-washing techniques, sterilization equipment operation and methods, and sanitation, disinfection, and sterilization methods and techniques; and
• First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
• An apprenticeship for a license in permanent cosmetics shall include at least one hundred documented hours of practical experience certified by the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals. The documented work shall be certified and supervised by a currently licensed Missouri practitioner with a minimum of five years’ experience and practice in permanent cosmetics.

What’s the state licensing site for microblading artist?

Missouri Office of Tattooing, Body Piercing& Branding

What are some training programs available for microblading artist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

For licensing duration and renewal details check with local governing body.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for fee schedule.