Special treatment licence fees

Treatment classes

Your licence fee depends on the class of treatments offered.

Class 1

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body massage
  • Cosmetic Body Piercing
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lasers
  • Microblading
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu
  • Skin Colouring/ Semi Permanent Makeup
  • Spar Bath
  • Steam Bath
  • Steam Chamber
  • Tattooing

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Class 2

  • Acupressure 
  • Cathiodermy 
  • Chiropractice 
  • Facials (only as part of massage) 
  • Faradic 
  • Floatation 
  • Fruit juice treatment 
  • Galvanic 
  • Infrared 
  • Liposuction 
  • Mole removal 
  • Moxibustion 
  • Osteopathy 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sarogenics 
  • Sclerotherapy 
  • Spider veins 
  • Sun beds  
  • Thread vein treatment 
  • Ultra-high frequency 
  • Wrapping/envelopment 

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Class 3

  • Acupuncture
  • Electro acupuncture
  • Electrolysis

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Class 4

  • Ear piercing
  • Manicure
  • Nail extension
  • Nose piercing
  • Pedicure

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Application and annual fees

Treatment classApplicant's fee

Fee for each additional person giving treatment

Class 1


Class 2


Class 3


Class 4


Please note: If you offer 2 or more classes of treatment, the maximum applicant’s fee you will pay is £543. 

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Licence variation, occasional licence and licence transfer fees

Treatment classLicence variationOccasional licenceLicence transfer
Class 1£403£277£277
Class 2£104£277£277
Class 3£99£104.50£104.50
Class 4£89£79.50£79.50

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Copy of licence

If you need a copy of your licence, please contact us.

The fee is £10.50.

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If an annual Licence has been sought but the Licence is granted or renewed for a shorter period and appropriate refund will be made.

Licence cancellation

If you want to cancel your annual licence, a pro-rata refund of the fee will be made.

A refund will be made for each full month that remains on the licence.

£200 will be taken from your refund to cover our costs in dealing with the licence application.

The refund will be calculated from the date we receive the licence.

If the Council’s costs in dealing with the application are higher than the refund due, no refund will be made.

Licence application withdrawn or refused

If you withdraw your application for an annual licence or it is refused you will be refunded the application fee less £200 to cover our costs.

If the application fee is less than £200, no refund will be made.

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Page last updated:

September 14, 2022

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