If you are considering carrying out any of the activities below within Medway, you must register with the Food and Safety Team at Medway Council.

These include:

  • acupuncture
  • cosmetic piercing
  • ear piercing
  • electrolysis
  • tattooing (includes micro-blading)
  • semi-permanent skin colouring (e.g. micro-pigmentation, semi-permanent make-up and temporary tattooing)

For advice or an application form, please email

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