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ACUPUNCTURE, TATTOOING, PIERCING AND ELECTROLYSIS REGISTRATION

Summary

If you offer acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing or electrolysis within the borough of Coleraine, Ballymoney, Ballycastle and Limavady, you must be registered with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

Why do I have to register?

Anyone offering these services, including the premises they work from within the borough of Coleraine, Ballymoney, Ballycastle and Limavady must be registered with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (NI) Order 1985.  Once registered you will be issued with a certificate of registration.

Cost of Registration

The registration fee is £75.00.  All premises who apply to us must be located within the borough of Causeway Coast of Glens.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

No.  It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted.  If you have not heard from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council within 20 days please contact us.

How to apply?

You can apply in person or online.

Application for a licence to carry out acupuncture, tattooing, piercing and/or electrolysis from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

Application to change a licence to carry out acupuncture, tattooing, piercing and/or electrolysis from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

Forms to download, print and post

Link to PDF

Contact Details

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

Environmental Services Department

Coleraine Office 66 Portstewart Road Coleraine BT52 1EY
Ballymoney Office 14 Charles Street Ballymoney BT53 6DZ 
Ballycastle Office 7 Mary Street Ballycastle BT54 6QH
Limavady Office 7 Connell Street Limavady BT49 0HA

Email:  escoleraine@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Failed Application Redress

Please contact Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council in the first instance.

Applicants will be notified within 10 working days of any Council decision in respect of the application.

Consumer Complaint

We would advise that in the event of a complaint, the first contact is made with the trader by you – preferably in the form of a letter (with proof of deliver).

Additional Contacts

Based in the UK: Consumer Direct

Outside the UK: European Consumer