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Tattooing involves the insertion of dyes into the outer skin layers using the vibrating needles of an electric tattoo machine. We want your experience of getting a tattoo to be as safe as possible, so before you visit a tattooist please take a few minutes to look through our advice.

Pre-tattoo checklist

Information on what you should expect from tattooists in North Devon

Registered tattooists in North Devon

Find tattooists in North Devon that have been registered by us

Risks of bad practice in tattooing

Read about the risks of bad practice and bad hygiene in tattooing

Report bad practice or hygiene issues in tattooing or body piercing premises

Report any bad practice or hygiene issues in tattooing or body piercing practice in North Devon

Government's COVID guidance for close contact services

Read the government guidance for people who provide close contact services, including beauticians, body piercers and tattooists