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If you wish to carry out tattooing you must be registered with the District Council. It is illegal to carry out tattooing without both yourself and the premises being registered.

The fee from 1st April 2019 for a personal registration is £86.00.  Once registered you will be able to practice at any premises in the Derbyshire Dales that is registered for the purpose.  The current fee for registering a premises is also £86.00.

You must be able to comply with the Council's Bye-Laws before your premises will be registered.

A copy of the District Council's Bye-Laws be viewed here [PDF 194 KB].  

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form which you will find here [PDF 135 KB]

The application form can be emailed to

and a card payment can be made by telephoning 01629 761313.




Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761313
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