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Licensing and Permitting in Okaloosa County

Please call DOH-Escambia

For facilities located in Okaloosa County, the regional authority is the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County. Escambia County Environmental Specialists perform inspections annually in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties with a joint inspection with a Community Health Nurse from within the county.

Licensing and Permitting for Okaloosa Facilities 

Licenses and Permits (please call 850-595-6700 for fee amount) are required to be obtained for all Body Piercing Facilities. If you wish to open a Body Piercing Salon, you must contact the Florida Department of Health Body Piercing Program and the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County 

For detailed requirements for permitting refer to Florida Administrative Code 64E-19 (pdf 41.73kb) and to the Department of Health Body Piercing Program Website.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Many frequently asked questions can be answered by the Body Piercing Brochure(pdf 1.63mb) or the Florida Department of Health website