Licence - special treatments
Acupuncture , tattooist, piercing and
The Registration is issued under the Local Government
(Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 provided premises comply
with the relevant bye-laws.
Under the above Act any person or business carrying out a
process which pierces the skin i.e. ear piercing,
electrolysis, tattooing, acupuncture, as well as the premises in
which they carry out the activity are required to be registered
with the Council.
for skin piercing registration need to be made in
writing by completing the application form and returning the
completed form along with the relevant fee to:
Environmental Health, Borough of Broxbourne, Bishops College,
Churchgate, Cheshunt, EN8 9XE
A list of current fees is
Please note all application fees are not refundable.
All chemicals used in this industry need to be risk assessed
through COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) further
information is available here for skin piercers.