The following regulated professions are overseen by the Board of Electrologists and Body Art Practitioners. Learn more about applying for a license, associated fees, laws, rules and more by following the links below:
About the board
The Oregon Board of Electrologists and Body Art Practitioners oversees the practices of tattoo artists, electrologists and body piercers, including specialty piercers and earlobe-only piercers.
The Board of Body Art Practitioners consists of seven members appointed by the governor:
- Two licensed to perform body piercing
- Two licensed to perform tattooing
- One licensed to perform electrolysis
- One public member
- One health care provider member licensed under ORS Chapter 677, 678 or 685
The term of office of each member of the board is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the governor. Vacancies are filled by the governor by appointment for the unexpired term. A member serves until the appointment and qualification of a successor.