Skin Piercing, Tattooing, Acupuncture Licence
Licensing for skin piercing, tattooing and acupuncture
If you offer semi-permanent skin colouring, tattoos, cosmetic piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis you must be registered with us.
Both the premises where the skin-piercing activities takes place and individual operators must be registered and once registered a certificate of registration will be issued.
There is a one-off payment for a premises £64.96, plus £32.48 per operator.
You must provide specific information including details of your premises and any previous convictions for practicing without a licence in this field.
The premises will be inspected to ensure that our skin piercing byelaws are being complied with.
If your application is unsuccessful and you want to appeal our decision please contact us.