The Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 requires that a licence to carry on the business of skin piercing and tattooing be obtained if any of the following activities are being carried out:
Read our guidance on applying for information on the application process including details of:
If you plan to submit your application at our Service Desk, you must make an appointment using our .
Appointments are available Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. Read more about Licensing Appointments.
Please refer to our Fees and Charges [120kb] document for details of the current fee and accepted payment methods.
The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.
Any person can make an objection or representation against a grant or renewal application during the 28 day consultation period.
Read our guidance on making an objection or representation for more information.