Alaska Small Business Development Center

Opening a Body Art Shop in Alaska


What you need to know to open a tattoo and/or piercing shop in Alaska

Details Covered

  • Research
  • Licensing
  • DEC Guidelines
  • DEC Application
  • Location
  • Taxes
  • Waivers and Aftercare
  • Operational Setup
  • Vendors and Suppliers
  • Furnishings and Fixtures
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Staffing
  • Resources
  • How the Alaska SBDC can help

Sample vs. Full Toolkit

This is a sample of the toolkit. Alaska SBDC clients get access to the full toolkit. If you’re already a client of ours, just ask your advisor how to get the full toolkit. And if you’re not yet registered as a client, you can get started here. It’s free!