All premises or individuals that wish to practice acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin-colouring, cosmetic piercing or electrolysis must be registered with this authority.

Once we receive a copy of your application, an officer will contact you to carry out an inspection of your premises and procedures.  In preparation for this inspection, please be familiar with the Byelaws below and ensure that you comply with them.  Please note, this Authority cannot refuse your application for registration however if at any point if finds a business or applicant not to be complying with the byelaws then further action will be considered.  If you have any questions regarding your application then please contact the Health Protection team at the details below.

The current fee for registering is £87.00