Legal status of tattooing in the United States - Wikipedia

In the United States there is no federal law regulating the practice of tattooing.However, all 50 states the District of Columbia have statutory laws requiring a person receiving a tattoo be at least 18 years old. This is partially based on the legal principle that a minor cannot enter into a legal contract or otherwise render informed consent for a procedure.Bodily location: Body suit, Cornea, Face, Genital, ……

Can You Get HIV From a Tattoo or Body Piercing?

If you are considering getting a tattoo or piercing, ask the staff at the parlor what procedures they use to prevent the spread of HIV and other bloodborne infections. You can also ask for proof that the artist performing the procedure is licensed and that the license is up to date.  …