Tattooing / Piercing / Electrolysis / Acupuncture
You must be registered to carry out any of the following types of activities:
- semi permanent skin colouring
Both you and your premises must be registered. If you operate from different locations your business operating centre must be the registered address. If you move you must register the new premises. Each practitioner carrying out the licensable activity must also be registered as a person.
You must not conduct the above activities until your registration has been approved.
How to register
Your application will be shared with the health and safety officer who will then arrange an inspection to ensure the premises meets cleanilness and health and safety requirements.
Once you are registered you do not need to renew your licence unless you change premises.
You can showcase how clean and hygienically you operate by volunteering to be part of the Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme.
Tattooing and Body Piercing Guidance Toolkit
Contact the Licensing Section
Telephone: 01304 872295