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Professional Membership is for the permanent cosmetic technician (individual, not business) currently practicing in the industry or recently completing a course of study. All members have full voting privileges.

Membership is open to anyone in the cosmetic tattoo industry who agrees to and abides by the SPCP Code of Ethics.
Membership fees are $325 annually.
Renewals are due one month prior to membership expiration. 

For the purpose of communication or dissemination of important SPCP information or materials, the SPCP may contact me via telephone, e-mail, text, or fax unless otherwise indicated by me, in writing. Only SPCP Trainer and Supplier members are authorized by the SPCP to send promotional material or communications to its members.

Price: $325.00
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    Date of Fundamental Permanent Cosmetic Training (MM/YYYY): *
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    Business Phone *
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    If you wish to be added to the member referral system (bottom section), please attach proof of 100hr Training here. (optional)
    How did you hear about the SPCP (If referred, please list name)? (optional)

    Code of Ethics

    Please read the following, and then after each item that you agree to uphold the Code of Ethics item.
    1. Members are to maintain high ethical professional standards consistent with sound practices, regulatory requirements, and SPCP guidelines.

    2. Members will strive to promote the mission of the Society and encourage a cohesive relationship throughout the cosmetic tattoo industry.

    3. Members agree to only offer procedures they have been trained to perform with hands-on oversight.

    4. Members recognize the importance of continuing education to upgrade and improve their knowledge and skills.

    5a. Members will only use products that are professionally manufactured and follow all regulations for their use.

    5.b. Members who are manufacturers and/or distributors of equipment or supplies, including pigments and anesthetics, agree not to provide false or misleading statements and will fully disclose all ingredients.

    6. Members will utilize safe practices of disinfection and sterilization of all machine, device, or other components that can potentially be contaminated by bloodborne pathogens. Disposable parts, including needles, will not be reused, nor will manual device handles be detached from needle groupings prior to disposal.

    7. Members agree that permanent cosmetics/makeup/microblading procedures, among other names for depositing pigment into the skin with a needle is tattooing and is not to be considered a semi-permanent nor a fully painless process.

    8. Members will make no false or misleading statements to the public through material; including but not limited to: websites, social media, brochures, or forms regarding the process of tattooing.

    9. Members agree that technicians who are not a licensed medical professional shall not participate in any behavior that could be construed as diagnosing and that the client’s health and privacy of records in accordance with regulatory requirements are protected at all times.

    10. Members who conduct fundamental training agree that programs at the fundamental level shall be a minimum of 100 hours in duration and shall include practical components under direct instructor supervision. Only trainer members may use SPCP logos in association with training.

    11. Members agree that Society or fellow member materials, including items such as articles, videos, handouts, images, and membership lists may not be used without written authorization from the SPCP, or the member owning the materials.

    12. Members agree that in the event of a lapse in SPCP membership or CPCP certification, they will remove all associated logos and references within fourteen days of expiration.

    I have read the application for membership, including the CODE of ETHICS and agree to abide by the terms thereof. For the purpose of communication or dissemination of important SPCP information or materials, the SPCP may contact me via telephone, e-mail, text, social media, or fax unless otherwise indicated by me, in writing. I understand only SPCP Trainer and Supplier members are provided my email address and are the only members authorized by the SPCP to send promotional material or communications to SPCP members, or use SPCP logos in training or supply-related advertising.


    • The technician referral program is $85 annually, per listing. A professional business address, phone number, and liability insurance is required. Additional listings can be requested via the Additional Listings item.  
    • The above listed business phone and address will be listed on the SPCP website and disseminated to inquirers.

    I have read and agree to the above participation provisions of the Technician Referral Program. I understand that if my website lists supplies or offers training and I am not an SPCP supplier or trainer member, the SPCP will only list an email address, not my website. I agree that I will only post before and after procedural photos of my own work on my website unless there is a disclaimer with each photo. In consideration of my use of a link to and/or from the SPCP website, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the SPCP from any loss and expense as a result of any claim or loss arising from my activities.

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    * SPCP dues/membership fees are not deductible as a charitable contribution for U.S. federal income tax purposes, but may be deductible as a business expense. Consult your accountant. Membership dues or related fees are nonrefundable for any reason including loss of privileges dues to Code of Ethics violations. Fees current to 12/31/2022, then subject to change.