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5. Renew your tattoo licence

You need to renew your licence every year. We will send you a renewal letter before your licence expires. You must send your completed form in within 14 days of the expiry date to be able to continue to operate your business.

Make sure you tick the renewal box in the application form.

The licence expiry date depends on the location of the premises you are trading from:

​Area​Expiry date
​Franklin, Manukau, North Shore, Papakura, Rodney, Waitakere City​30 June
​Auckland Central​31 July

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

 Online

 In person

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

  • cash
  • cheque
  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard or Visa.

 By post

​Send your completed application form, supporting documents and cheque payment to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142

We will contact you if we need more information.

We will process your renewal within 20 working days.