Welcome to the Association of Professional Piercers

The Association of Professional Piercers is a California-based, international non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of vital health and safety information about body piercing to piercers, health care professionals, legislators, and the general public.

If you are having a problem with your piercing:

Please consult with your piercer or local APP member, or a piercing friendly physician, or email our Medical Directorif a local piercer is not available.

Upcoming Events

Office Closure

May 27, 2019

All orders, including brochure orders, will be held until our return to the office. Phone calls...

Office Closure

July 04, 2019

All orders, including brochure orders, will be held until our return to the office. Phone calls...

Recent News

The Point: Issue 85

Dec 20 2018
The Winter 2018 issue of The Point - Journal of Body Piercing is available!

Conference has a new location in 2019!

Aug 17 2017
Our conference is getting an upgrade in 2019! Come spend the week (05-12-19 - 05-17-19) with us at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada!

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING PROGRAM

May 3 2016
The Association of Professional Piercers offers industry specific Bloodborne Pathogens training for body piercers.