Application for a Grant of a Skin Piercing and Tattooing Licence

Type of application
Is this a new application or a renewal
Is the applicant an individual?
1. This section to be completed where the applicant is an individual
Full Name
Home Address
Opening Times
2. To be completed where the applicant is a partnership, firm or limited company
Business Address
3. Details of all partners / directors in business
Please provide details of all partners / directors involved in your firm, please note where there are more than 3 partners / directors, please complete their details to include full name, home address, date of birth and telephone number as a word or text document and upload it where indicated.
Details of partner 1
Full Name
Home Address
Details of partner 2
Full Name
Home Address
Details of partner 3
Full Name
Home Address
One file only.
8 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx.
4. Day to day running / managing of the business activity
Full name
If this person is not one of those named above please also give the following information.
Manager Address
5. Criminal Convictions
Criminal Convictions
Subject to the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, has any party named above been convicted of any crime or offence in any Court in the United Kingdom?
Conviction 1
Conviction 2
Conviction 3
6. Other Licences
Has, or do, any of the parties named above previously held, or currently hold, any type of Local Authority Licence?
Other Licence Application
Other Licence 1
Other Licence 2
Other Licence 3
Has any of the parties named above, ever applied for any type of Local Authority Licence/s and had their application refused?
Other Licence Refusal
Licence Refusal 1
Licence Refusal 2
Licence Refusal 3
7. Fitness to Work
Does any party directly involved in the day to day licensed activity suffer from, or have any disability, allergy or other condition likely to affect their fitness to operate?
fit to work
Person 1
Person 2
Person 3
8. Activity / Premises Details
Third Party Indemnity Insurance
Maximum 2 files.
8 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx.
With or without premises?
Please Note - Applicants should contact the Planning Department to ascertain if planning consent is required and provide a copy of their response with the application.
Where applicable, please give the name and address of the premises for which the licence is required
One file only.
20 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx.
Are you the owner of the premises?
If No, Please include a letter of consent from the owner of the premises (this is required for use of a land owned either privately or by a public authority) which permits you to use premises for your intended purpose.
Tick the type of business being carried out on the premises and detail all activities coming within the scope of the legislation
Proof of entitlement to work and previous convictions (if applicable)

Your application must be accompanied by:

  • Evidence of Entitlement to work in the UK
  • Check on previous convictions for applicants seeking a new licence, and who were born or have been resident outside the UK for six months or more.

Detailed information of what should be submitted is included in the following link:

Guidance Notes

Please note that if you are unable to submit your passport or supporting documentation to any of our council area offices please send it direct to the Licensing Section, Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RT by registered post.

Applicants applying for a new licence who were born or have been resident outside the UK for 6 months or more, need to provide a criminal records check (obtained within the 6 months prior to submitting the application, (and verified by the relevant Embassy / High Commission where obtained from authorities outwith the UK).

Please upload a copy of your criminal records check documentation below

One file only.
8 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx.

If NO, your application cannot be processed until such a time as said letter of consent is obtained and forwarded.

10. Declaration and Information
I declare that the particulars given by me on this form are true and I hereby make application to Argyll and Bute Council for the grant of the licence applied for above.  I understand that I, or any person who, in connection with the making of this application makes any statement which I/they know to be false or recklessly makes any statement which is false in a material particular shall be guilty of an offence and liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding £2500.00.

I also confirm that, if granted a licence, I will comply fully with the conditions of that licence and have, previous to lodging this application, made myself familiar with the terms of Argyll and Bute Councils’ standard conditions pertaining to the licence.

1. Any form lodged which has not been fully completed will be considered incompetent and returned to the applicant.

2. Please note that the Council may consider the application at a public meeting if there is a valid objection/representation made to the granting of a licence.  A hearing of the PPSL Committee will be heard to determine whether the licence should be granted.  If there is to be a hearing the applicant will be notified and will be invited to attend.

The information you have supplied on this form will be used for the purpose for which you have provided it, and appropriate measures are in place to protect your personal data.  A full privacy notice, which provides information about your rights under current data protection legislation and details about what will happen to your personal data can be found here:

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