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.

Upcoming Events

Camp APP will be October 3-7, 2017 at Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge, GA. 

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

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

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING PROGRAM

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

A piercing cure?

Nov 15 2015
Currently there is no compelling evidence to support or refute claims of aid for any health conditions by body piercing. Therefore we pol...