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Registration - tattooists, piercing and electrolysis

Anyone that carries out tattooing, ear piercing and electrolysis must be registered with us.

This is a requirement of the The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982. 

The following types of skin piercing have to be registered with us:

  • acupuncture
  • tattooing
  • ear-piercing
  • electrolysis.

The premises and persons carrying out the skin piercing activity are also required to be registered.

Please complete a registration form (right).

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