Health and safety registrations

If you operate any of the following you need to register your business with us.

  • tattooing
  • semi-permanent skin colouring
  • cosmetic piercing (including ear piercing)
  • electrolysis 
  • acupuncture 
  • hairdresser and barbers

Access our applications and byelaws

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.