If you offer semi-permanent skin colouring, tattoos, cosmetic piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis, you and your shop must be registered with us and inspected by an officer before you start to practice.

How to apply

You must provide specific information including details of your premises and any previous convictions for practicing without a licence in this field.

Fees and charges

Initial Application (Person and Premises Registration) £109.61

Register Additional Person/Activity £82.21

Register Additional Premises £82.21

Amendment to Existing Registration Certificate £27.40

Replacement Registration Certificate £27.40

After we receive your application

We’ll inspect your premises to make sure you’re complying with our skin piercing byelaws.

Appeals

If your application is unsuccessful and you want to appeal our decision, please contact us.

Byelaws

Get in touch

Email

Email our environmental health team

Phone

01925 442588