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.

Recent News

Office Closure - 2018 Conference

Jul 3 2018
The Office will be closed from July 11th to July 26th for our Annual Conference.

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!

2018 APP CONFERENCE AND EXPO DATES ANNOUNCED!

May 2 2016
Our 23rd Conference and Expo will be held Sunday evening July 15 through Friday afternoon July 20 of 2018 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino.