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Register your acupuncture or cosmetic treatments business

You must be registered with us to offer acupuncture treatment, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis in our borough.


  • to licence a premises. This includes the licensing of one practitioner - £201.00
  • to add a practitioner to a existing licensed premises and who has received a visit from the food and safety team within the last 12 months - £93.00 

To help with the registration process, please:

Registered premises

How to register as a new business or practitioner

You will need:

Documents may be submitted by post or emailed to We cannot accept photographs of documents, only clear scans.


Once we've received your completed application, a member of the food and safety team will arrange for an inspection. We will produce a written report following the inspection and send it to the business operator within 10 working days of our visit.