Skin Piercing fees 2023-2024

Skin Piercing Fees (1 April 2022 – 31 March 2023)

Type of Piercing

Initial Registration Fee (includes one practitioner)

Each Additional Practitioner

Ear piercing with a hygienic piercing instrument

£150

£35

Nose piercing with a hygienic piercing instrument

£150

£35

Electrolysis

£230

£50

Acupuncture

£200

£50

Cosmetic body piercing (including ear/nose with a hygienic piercing instrument where trained)

£340

£100

Tattooing

£340

£100

Semi-permanent make up-micropigmentation

£340

£100

Semi-permanent make up - Microblading

£340

£100

 

Minor changes to certificate

£25 (for example: change in business name and legal change of practitioner’s name)

Notes

  • The initial registration fee covers the registration of a premises for a particular ‘type of piercing’. The fee includes the registration of one practitioner.
  • Any additional practitioners must apply separately for the type of piercing that they wish to carry out, submitting an application form with the corresponding ‘additional practitioner’ fee for that treatment type.
  • Registration certificates are not transferable
  • Registration fees are not refundable
  • A new application must be made if
    • the business moves to a new location
    • the business wishes to carry out other types of skin piercing for which they are not already registered
    • the business changes ownership
  •  A practitioner who wishes to operate from more than one location must be registered at each location.