At what age can a person get a tattoo in the
state of Missouri?
You must be at least 18 years old to get a tattoo in Missouri. Persons younger than 18 (i.e., minors) must obtain the written consent of their parent(s) or legal guardian in the presence of the tattoo artist.
Thomas J. Berger, Ph.D.; Former Human Development & Family Studies Specialist, College of Human Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri Extension
Last update: Thursday, February 21, 2013