Apply for a special treatment (personal) licence
Report changes to your existing special treatment (personal) licence
If you are a special treatment practitioner you may require a licence. Special treatments include:
semi-permanent skin colouring
You may be refused a licence if:
you are under the age of 18
you have been convicted of an offence under specified acts or you are deemed unsuitable
you don't have adequate professional or technical experience
How to apply
You can apply online:
The fee for a personal registration is £179.
You need to submit details of your qualifications and/or experience with your application and we may contact you to discuss this further.
When we receive your application we may arrange for an inspection and consider your suitability and that of the premises.
How long will it take to process my application?
We aim to process your application within 28 days of receiving it. Please contact us if you have not heard from us by the end of this period.
Please contact us first. There is no formal right of appeal to a magistrate's court or Crown Court in respect of a refusal to grant a special treatment personal registration.
The relevant legislation is Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30).
The byelaws that cover the registration of therapists and premises offering tattooing and acupuncture, skin piercing (including ear piercing, body piercing) and semi-permanent skin colouring (semi permanent make up, temporary tattooing) came into force in Bracknell Forest on 1 January 2005.
All premises and persons offering these treatments need to be registered with this authority or they will be trading illegally.