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Skin piercing and treatments

Skin piercing and treatment licence

If you want to carry out tattooing or skin treatments you must have a licence. This includes:

  • tattooing and semi-permanent skin colouring
  • cosmetic skin piercing
  • acupuncture
  • electrolysis

We'll inspect your business to make sure health and safety standards are met before issuing a licence.