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Tattoo, piercing and electrolysis licence - Weymouth and Portland

A licence fee is payable:

  • acupuncture - £182.95
  • cosmetic piercing - £281.90
  • ear piercing - £133.75
  • electrolysis - £150.70
  • tattooing/semi-permanent skin colouring - £281.90

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You can apply to register or notify us of any changes to your existing registration on

Tacit consent

Tacit consent doesn't apply. It is in the public interest that we process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, then please contact us using the details below.

Refused applications

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If a registration is suspended or cancelled the registration holder may appeal to the county court.

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