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You will need an operator licence if you operate, or intend to operate, a body art tattooing business in Queensland. Find out how to apply.
If you work, or want to work as a body art tattooist, you will need a tattooist licence. This licence is for an individual. Find out how to apply.
If you live outside Australia and wish to visit Queensland to perform tattooing for a fee or reward, you need a visitor permit. Find out how to apply.
If you want to organise a body art tattooing show or exhibition in Queensland you need a permit. Find out how to apply.