Registration for the Mass Tattoo Convention is now open!

Please complete this form and submit your payment through Paypal.  If you have any questions, please call us at 978-744-9393.


Instructions for an Application for a
Temporary Permit to Practice Body Art 
in the City of Worcester

Please make sure you are familiar with Worcester Regulations for Body Art: Regulations

  1. Complete the Application: Download Application Here
  2. Provide a check or money order for $40.00. Please make checks payable to: City of Worcester.
  3. Provide documentation of:
    • Current CPR certification
    • Current First Aid certification
    • Current Blood Bourne Pathogens certification (
    • Anatomy Course certificate for Piercers
    • Valid Body Art License or Certificate for other City or State

(All documentation subject to verification)

Mail the application package with the appropriate application fee to:

City of Worcester
Department of Inspectional Services
Food Protection Program, Room 203
25 Meade Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Please submit at least 14 days prior to the event.

Please note: we will be contacting you regularly once you are registered, with important information regarding the convention.  Please make sure that you have us added to your email address book (, so our emails don’t end up in your spam folder.  If you have a gmail account, we are finding that some of our emails end up in the “Promotions” folder, so make sure to check there for communications from us!

We have a room block at the Hilton Garden Inn ( which is a 1/2 block down the street from the DCU center.  Our discounted room rate is $129 a night, just let them know you are with the Massachusetts Tattoo Convention.