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Acupuncture, tattooing, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis registration
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Summary

To offer treatments such as acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis, both the person performing the treatment and the premises must be registered with us.

About this licence
Legislation
Fees

Acupuncture and cosmetic piercing

Licence Fee 2021/22
Person registration £168
Premises (new or variation) £200
Person transfer £31
Change of business name £20
Transfer £47
Variation £207 plus £193 if committee hearing required
Copy of licence £20

Tattooing

Licence Fee 2021/22
Person registration £248
Premises (new or variation) £292
Person transfer £63
Change of business name £20
Transfer £47
Variation £207 plus £193 if committee hearing required
Copy of licence £20
Application and guidance notes
Processing and timescales

We will inspect your premises to determine its suitability for treatments.

We will aim to process your application within 12 weeks.

Register
Contact us to view the public register.
Complaints
Contact us in the first instance.
Contact details

If you wish to speak to a licensing officer the opening times are 9.30am to 1.30pm.

  • Telephone: 01432 261761 (all calls are dealt with by our contact centre staff and are allocated to an officer who will take action on the service request between one to five working days)
  • Fax: 01432 261982
  • Email: licensing@herefordshire.gov.uk
  • Address: Licensing Section, Herefordshire Council, 8 St Owen Street, Hereford HR1 2PJ