You must be registered to vote by 26 November if you want to vote in the general election on the 12 December. Remember, you only need to register once, not for every election.

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 £43 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.