Tattooing and Piercing Registration
|Licence summary||If you offer tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis in Northern Ireland, you must be registered with your local district council.|
If you work from premises, they must also be registered.
Once registered, you will be issued with a certificate of registration.
You must provide specific information including details of your premises and any previous convictions for practicing without a licence in this field.
A summary of the regulation can be found here:
|Application Evaluation Process
No provision in legislation
|Will Tacit Consent Apply?||
No. It is in the public interest that that all equipment and premises to be used in such activities are inspected and found to be suitable and hygienic before you can begin trading to prevent the transfer of, or contamination from, blood borne, and other, diseases.
|Apply online||Apply to register your premises for Tattooing, Acupuncture, Electrolysis or Cosmetic Piercing |
Tell us about a change to your existing registration
Telephone: 028 28272313
|Failed Application Redress
||Please contact Larne Borough Council in the first instance.|
|Please contact Larne Borough Council in the first instance.|
If a registration is suspended or cancelled the registration holder may appeal to the county court.
||We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.|
||Any complaints about how a premises is operated should be made directly to the Environmental Health Service on 028 28272313, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org|