Who does not require a Licence

Premises that provide non higher risk personal appearance services do not require a licence. Even though these premises do not require a licence, the businesses still must comply with the Infection Control Guidelines and ensure all reasonable precautions and care to minimise the risk of infection to clients is undertaken.

Businesses not requiring a licence include:
  • Hairdressers
  • Beauty therapists providing facial or body treatments (including the application of cosmetics, manicures, pedicures, application of, or mending artificial nails and hair removal by electrolysis or wax)
  • Skin penetration procedures that are not high risk services (eg. closed ear or nose piercing)
  • Acupuncture services