If you operate any of the following you need to register your business with us.
- semi permanent skin colouring
- cosmetic piercing (including ear piercing)
- hairdresser and barbers
It is illegal to operate this type of business without first being registered.
Businesses must comply with the byelaws adopted by us in relation to cleanliness and hygiene of the premises.
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) have provided guidance to help businesses adopt safe standards of practice for tattooing.
Registrations for hairdressers and barbers is free.
All other registrations are £284.
The fee must be paid in full for the application to be processed.
This registration will continue for the time that you are in business at these premises. However, should the business move into new premises, or change ownership, then a new registration will be required and you must contact us.
If you decide in the future to offer any additional activities that require registration, such as cosmetic piercing, then a new registration will also be required, and you must again contact us.
Pay your Health and Safety Registration Fees
Use the online form below if you have a query regarding health and safety registrations.