Apply for skin piercing registration

You can apply for skin piercing registration.


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.


 Please contact us for a paper application form by emailing


When this content has been updated

Last updated 11 March 2019