Apply for skin piercing registration

You can apply for skin piercing registration online.


Tattooing, electrolysis and body piercing (excluding cartridge system)

  • premises and one practitioner: £140
  • premises only: £100

Ear and nose piercing (cosmetic piercing)

  • premises and one practitioner: £80


  • premises and one practitioner: £80

To add any additional practitioners to the registration, you will need to complete application to change a registration.


Start the journey


More info about the journey

You will need a debit or credit card to pay online.


Once we have received your application and fee, we will contact you to arrange an inspection of the premises.


You can download and complete an application form and either email it to us or send by post.

Payment can be made by debit or credit card over the phone.


When this content has been updated

Last updated 1 April 2018