Register as a skin or body piercer

Businesses and practitioners that provide either acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing or electrolysis treatments are required by Section 14(7) and Section 15(7) of the local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 to register with us if they wish to operate in the Borough, even if they are registered elsewhere.

Generally, the activities can only be carried out at a registered premises. Therefore it is necessary to have a registration certificate for the premises and a practitioners registration certificate for each practitioner working at the premises.

To register you will need to complete the separate practitioner and premises registration forms below:

Then pay the appropriate one-off fee of:

  • Premises registration - £272

  • Practitioner registration - £130

Replacement of lost or damaged registration certificates:

  • Premises - £10.50

  • Practitioner - £10.50 

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