Tattooing, cosmetic piercing, acupuncture and electrolysis registration

You require a licence if your business conducts the following:

  • acupuncture
  • tattooing
  • cosmetic body piercing (including ear piercing, derma rolling and micro-needling)
  • semi-permanent skin colouring (including micro-blading)
  • electrolysis 

Apply

To apply please download the relevant application form:

Once an application has been made and your fee has been paid an inspector will undertake an inspection of the premises.

Fees

From 1 April 2021:

  • £202 for initial registration and the addition of up to 2 persons to the registration certificate
  • £41.00 for an additional person or change of person
  • £163 for a change of premises
  • £16 administrative fee to change a certificate

Byelaws

When applying you will need to be aware of the following byelaws:

You can visit Solihull for Success for a comprehensive range of support and guidance, assisting businesses in achieving regulatory compliance and success.