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4. Apply and pay for your piercing licence

Health licence fees are non-refundable and are not pro-rated.


See Ways to pay online for information on all payment options.


​Apply online

 In person

Bring your completed application form and supporting documents to one of our service centres, and pay by:

  • cash
  • MasterCard or Visa.

 By post

​Send your completed application form and supporting documents to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142

We will contact you if we need more information.

​We will contact you to arrange an inspection of your business within 20 working days.

You should know

  • We will make an appointment to come and inspect your business site.
  • If you pass the inspection, we will issue a certificate of registration and you can start trading.
  • We will inspect your business site each year to ensure you are meeting our standards.