Do it online (external site)
Costs for this service
Costs for treatment licences vary depending on the type of treatment. Annual fees for 2017/18:
Fees for grant and renewal of licences
|Tattooing and/or body piercing||£750|
|All other treatments including massage, sauna, nail, beauty, water, electrical and like treatments||£447|
Fees for transfer and variation of 1991 Act licences
|Transfer licensee or alter person in control other than licensee||£203|
|One day event||£224|
Licence variation fees for practitioner (during licence period)
|Add a new practitioner||£62 (fee of £11.25 included for new badge)|
|New treatment to be offered on the premises||£50 (this fee applies if the treatment falls in an already licensed category - see above)|
|Badge amendment (add this fee for each new badge)||£11.25|
What you need to know...
The licence must cover the premises and all persons offering treatments. To carry out treatments without a current licence is illegal.
If your premises held a massage or special treatment licence or a cosmetic skin piercing registration under previous legislation you must still have an annual licence under the 1991 Act.