If you wish to show, demonstrate or perform a hypnotism act in public you must apply to us for a permit.

To apply:

  • Provide us with 28 days notice
  • Send us a copy of your public liability insurance
  • There is no fee or prescribed form

Performances must comply with the Hypnotism Act 1952.

Apply online to exhibit, demonstrate or perform hypnotism

You can apply online on the GOV.UK website:


  • 01594 810000