241 Atwood Street      Corydon, Indiana  47112     Phone  812-738-3237     Fax  812-738-6473     Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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To be permitted to perform tattooing and/or body piercing in Harrison County, an artist and establishment must:

  • Be in compliance with Harrison County Health Department Ordinance 2018-14;

  • Provide a Certificate of annual Blood Borne Pathogen Training;

  • Obtain a Health Department Tattoo & Body Piercing Permit for the establishment for $50.00 per calendar year.  See below for Establishment Application;

  • Obtain a Health Department Tattoo & Body Piercing License for each artist for $25.00 per calendar year.  See below for Artist Application;

  • A temporary, mobile or off-site facility must obtain a Health Department Temporary Facility Permit for $10.00/day for a maximum of 7 days;

  • Permits are valid from January 1 through December 31 of any given year;

  • Contact the Harrison County Health Department with questions or concerns at 812-738-3237, extension 1012 or help@harrisoncountyhealth.com.



Fillable PDF applications can be found at the links below.  These are fillable forms, so you can fill them in on your computer and print them out.  You can also print them out (blank) and fill them in by hand.


Application for Tattoo or Body Piercing Establishment

Application for Tattoo or Body Piercing Artist


Mail or bring the completed application(s) to the health department office at 241 Atwood Street, Suite 200, Level B1, Corydon, Indiana, 47112, along with the appropriate fees in cash, check, money order, or credit / debit card.  **Note that cash and cards can only be accepted in person at the office window

You will then receive your receipt and permit(s).  If appropriate personnel is not in the office at the time you pay, your permit(s) may be mailed to you.