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Acupuncture, tattooing, semi permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis registration

All premises and persons carrying out acupuncture, tattooing, semi permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis are inspected and registered by our environmental health officers. Problems or complaints relating to hygiene, health or safety will be investigated by us. There is a fee for registration.

In July 2012 we adopted combined byelaws, these replace the previous individual byelaws adopted by us on 3 July 1986, these are now revoked.

Business registration

You can only conduct one of these activities from a registered premises, unless as a registered person you visit people at their request to give them treatment. You must still observe the requirements relating to an operator in paragraphs 3(1)(a) and 4 (1)(a) of the byelaws of the Local Government (Miscellaneous) Provisions Act 1982.

To register please complete the form below:

Application Form A - business operator registration of premises and person (PDF: 16Kb / 1 page)

Employees at registered premises

If you are an employee you need to complete the information sheet. You do not require a personal registration, but you are still covered by the byelaws and you are required to observe them.

Application Form B - Staff information sheet (PDF: 61Kb / 1 page)

Self employed registration

If you are self employed you must be registered as an individual to carry on these business activities.

To register please complete the form below:

Application Form C - Self Employed person registration (PDF: 107Kb / 1 page)

Byelaws

See Acupuncture, tattooing, semi permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis byelaws (PDF: 141Kb / 7 pages)

Health and Safety Pack for Beauty Premises

Health and Safety Pack for Beauty Premises (PDF: 550Kb / 29 pages)

For further information:

  • Contact: Food, Health and Safety Team
  • Email: env.health@eden.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 01768 212491
  • Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Penrith CA11 7YG
  • Fax: 01768 890732
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