Acupuncture, tattooing, piercing, electrolysis
You must be registered to practice any of the following:
- ear piercing
- semi-permanent skin colouring
If you work from a premises, the premises must also be registered.Apply for a tattooing, acupuncture, piercing or electrolysis licence
The fees are:
- £111 for a premises registration
- £59 for a personal registration
We may arrange to carry out an inspection of the premises to check hygiene compliance before deciding if a certificate of registration will be given.
To ensure the hygienic operation of these activities use the Tattooing and body piercing toolkit or view the microblading leaflet.