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

Below is the toolkit instructional video. If you would like a copy of the slides, including the links referenced in the video, please contact your SBDC advisor. 

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