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Skin Piercing & Personal Treatment Licences

If you offer tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing, you must be registered.


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

A fee will charged.


Byelaws for Skin Piercing

Application evaluation process

No provision in legislation


Acupuncture registration

  • Premises £129.68
  • Person practising Acupuncture £63.00

Tattooing, cosmetic-piercing, electrolysis registration

  • Premises £129.68
  • Person carrying on the business £63.00


Please email your completed form to 

Payment will be made by telephone so please include your contact telephone detail in the email so that an Officer can call you to take a card payment.

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