Acupuncture, piercing, tattooing and electrolysis

You need this licence if you offer skin-piercing treatments, including tattooing, acupuncture, ear and body piercing, and semi permanent skin colouring.

If you have not heard from us after 28 days of submitting your application, contact the food and safety team.

For failed applications or other issues, contact the team.

For complaints, contact the person in writing first then contact the team if you need further help.


Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

food safety

01934 888 802

Last reviewed: Wednesday 18 April 2018