Skin and ear piercing, tattoos and electrolysis

3. How to apply

To apply to carry out skin piercing, electrolysis, ear piercing, acupuncture or skin colouring please download and complete the relevant application form below:

The cost to register a person is £52 and the cost to register a premises is £122. More information can be found in the fees and charges document (PDF 140Kb).

You can email your completed application form to or post it to us at:

Licensing Team
Environmental Health & Trading Standards
Fred Perry House
Edward Street