You must be registered to practice any of the following types of cosmetic piercing and semi-permanent skin colouring:
- 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
Fee and process for acupuncture, tattooing, piercing, or electrolysis licence
The fees are:
- £111 for premises plus one person
- £59 per additional person at the same premises
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.