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Apply for a new special treatments premises licence

Who needs to apply and how to apply for a new special treatments premises licence.


If you run an establishment for ‘special treatments’ in Islington you will require a special treatments premises licence.

An 'establishment for special treatments' means any premises used for providing:

  • massage
  • manicure
  • acupuncture
  • tattooing/micropigmentation
  • cosmetic piercing of any part of the body
  • chiropody
  • beauty treatments involving the application of light, electric or vapour
  •  sauna, steam baths or other baths, and
  •  any other treatment of a like kind.

Licences are granted on an annual basis, and an application for renewal needs to be made each year.

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