Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice

Recycling and waste collections after the Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 25 May will all be one day later. Check the Somerset Waste Partnership website for details

Tattooist and piercing registration

Anyone who offers tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis must be registered with us. This excludes anyone who is, or is supervised by, a registered medical practitioner or dentist.

The cost to register either a person or a premises is £40 each.

Once we have received and checked your application, you will be sent a:

  • registration certificate
  • copy of our byelaws for skin piercing
  • receipt for the fee

Please allow one month for your application to be processed.