Health and beauty licence fees
Utu raihana hauora whakapai āhua
Schedule of fees and charges for health protection and hairdresser’s licences
The fees and charges included in this section apply to businesses providing a service that:
- pierces the skin
- risks breaking the skin
- risks burning the skin.
Low risk (single or multiple basic service)
- Manicure and pedicure
- Laser treatment/pulsed light
- Hair removal.
High risk (single or multiple high risk service)
- Derma rolling / Stamping
- Body piercing
- Red vein treatment
- Traditional tool tattooing.
We will assess and register businesses as providing either a single basic service, multiple basic services, single high risk service or multiple high risk services.
The health protection licence fees under each category are displayed below. Only one annual fee is needed for each licensee.
Health licence fees are non-refundable and are not pro-rated.
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|Category|| Fee (incl. GST)|
|Multiple basic services - More than one service which is categorised as a risk of breaking or burning skin.||$322|
|Multiple high risk services - More than one service which is categorised as piercing the skin e.g. acupuncture, body piercing , derma rolling, electrolysis, extractions, red vein treatment, stamping, tattooing or traditional tattooing.||$386|
|Single basic service - A single service which is categorised as a risk of breaking or burning skin.||$258|
|Single high risk service - A single service which is categorised as piercing the skin e.g. acupuncture, body piercing , derma rolling, electrolysis, extractions, red vein treatment, stamping, tattooing or traditional tattooing.||$386|
Note: Where inspection or re-inspection is required, our normal hourly rates for regulatory services apply.
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|Description (1) (2)|| Specialty|| Hourly rate (incl. GST)|
|Administration (all areas)||$108|
|Senior, specialist, intermediate, principal, team leader (all areas)||$192|
|Manager, project manager, legal services (all areas)||$201|
|Environmental health officer, non-senior|
|Specialist or senior in planning, engineering, subdivisions, environmental health, compliance and monitoring, urban design, arborist, licensing, incident investigator or other||Environmental health, compliance and monitoring, licensing, incident investigators, other||$192|
Notes to the table:
- All work performed by council officers. Position titles vary across the Auckland Council regulatory departments.
- Charges apply to environmental health and bylaw licensing services including health protection, hairdressers and the remainder of environmental health and licensing. Food Act actions are charged at an hourly rate of $155 (including GST).
Hairdresser business licence
The annual licensing fees for hairdresser business is the same across the region. All fees are annual and cover the cost of inspections. The annual fee is non-refundable and is not pro-rated.
There are no separate inspection fees (unless there is significant non-compliance).
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|Licence|| Fee (incl. GST)|