Tattoo Laws, New York State

Mar 06, 2013 · New York State Tattoo Laws. By Edriaan Koening, The state of New York prohibits tattooing a person under 18 years of age. Permanent tattoos involve using needles to inject ink under the surface of the skin. Un-sterilized needles can spread infections, and tattoo inks can cause skin reactions.…

Age Limits for Body Piercing and Tattooing by State

New York . It is illegal to tattoo a minor. ... Minors need the written consent of a parent or legal guardian to receive a tattoo. No laws currently on age limits for body piercing. Wisconsin . It is illegal to tattoo a minor other than a physician in the course of his or her professional practice.…