In order to carry out the following activities, both the practitioners (the people who carry out the activity) and the premises where the activity takes place must be registered with us (under the 'Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1982'):
- skin piercing
- semi-permanent skin colouring
Apply for registration using the following forms:
As an employer or self-employed person, you must also comply with Health and Safety laws at all times.
Guidelines and byelaws
Registered practitioners of acupuncture and tattooing must comply with byelaws; registered premises must also meet the standards.
Find out more about health and safety licence fees for acupuncture, electrolysis, piercing and tattooing.