Special treatments

Register a Special treatment

Special treatments

Under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 anyone must register their premise with us if they are providing:

  • acupuncture
  • tattooing
  • cosmetic piercing
  • semi-permanent skin colouring/ micro pigmentation
  • electrolysis

Anyone providing a special treatment must comply with the relevant byelaws for that special treatment and must maintain good health and safety standards.

Register a Special treatment

Before you register a special treatment, talk to us about your proposals to make sure that your premise is likely to be suitable.

You can email our food and safety team or call 01376 557790.

You can register a Special treatment online at GOV.UK

Register a Special treatment

When you make your application you will need to:

  • supply a passport photograph
  • pay a one-off fee of £125.00

The fee covers:

  • our administration costs
  • inspecting the premises on a periodic basis
  • registration of one operator

We carry out inspections to make sure you are maintaining the correct standards.

If you want to register more than one operator there is an additional charge of £40 per person.

You can find more information on individual treatments:


Address: Causeway House
Bocking End

Telephone: 01376 552525