Massage licence
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If you run an establishment for massage or you operate a mobile massage business in Hereford city you will need a licence.

About this licence
Licence Fee 2021/22
Person annual licence (Hereford city only) £197
Change of business name £17
Transfer £47
Variation £207 plus £193 if committee hearing required
Copy of licence £17
Application and guidance notes
Processing and timescales

The information you submit will be passed to the chief constable at West Mercia Police for their consideration. You will be given the opportunity to make representations before your application is refused.

It can take up to 12 weeks to process an application for a massage licence.

Validity and renewals
Contact us to view the public register.
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:
  • Address: Licensing Section, Herefordshire Council, 8 St Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ