Acupuncture, tattooing and skin piercing

Getting a tattoo?

Check the details below and find out if the tattooist is registered.

Summary of active registered tattoo businesses and premises Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 – Section 15 updated 03/11/20

Jon’s Barber Shop 17a Fordwater Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8HW
Associated registered business(es): Lee Lowden

t/a The Abbey Tattoo 8 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8AS
Associated registered business(es): David Sewell, Emily Wood, Natalia Magdowska

Matt Roe Tattoo Studio & Gallery 137-139 High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9HL
Associated registered business(es): Matt Roe, Polly Searle, Sarah Hyland

Inkorium 44 High Street, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 1TR
Associated registered business(es):Laura Dossett

Oliver Ayre The Coach House,140 Brox Road, Ottershaw, Surrey, KT16 0LQ
Associated registered business(es): Oliver Ayre

Double Diamond Tattoo Studio 294 Woodham Lane, Addlestone, KT15 3NT
Associated registered business(es): Chris Offen, Curtis Meader, Katie Stahl

Full Scope Tattoo Studio 54 Station Road, Egham, Surrey,TW20 9LF
Associated registered business(es): Claudio Scopetti, Marc Young


1. Registration is a one-time event and a Runnymede tattooing business may trade at any registered tattooing premises in Runnymede

2. Micropigmentation (semi-permanent make-up) and microblading are tattooing but excluded from this list to avoid confusion with conventional tattoo studios, please see 'skin piercing activities - public register

If the tattooist is not on the list contact us in confidence as they may be operating illegally putting you and others at risk of infection. 

Under 18? It is against the law to tattoo anyone under 18, even with parental permission a tattooist is liable to prosecution under the Police enforced Tattooing of Minors Act 1969.

Applying for a skin piercing registration?

Your businesses and premises must be registered with us if you carry out any of the following

  • tattooing
  • semi-permanent skin colouring or micro-pigmentation
  • cosmetic piercing
  • electrolysis
  • ear piercing
  • acupuncture

Each business (each self employed person or each employer) and each premises must be registered.

A one-off £234 fee applies for the registration of either the businesses or premises.

With a fee of £468 when applying for both the businesses and premises

You can check the full list of skin piercing registrations on our public register

 PDF Public register

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