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Registration fees - health and beauty business

Risk of premises

Depending on what kind of services your health and beauty business will offer, it may be classified as a high or medium risk premise.

High-risk premises

High-risk premises offer services such as:

  • tattooing
  • piercings (e.g. ear, body or other skin penetration procedures
  • permanent or semi-permanent makeup (cosmetic tattooing)
  • any other forms of skin penetration

Medium risk premises

Medium risk premises do not offer any skin penetration service. They offer services such as:

  • manicures, pedicures, other nail treatments
  • facial or body treatments
  • foot spa treatments
  • hair removal by electrolysis or wax
  • colonic irrigation

Hairdressers and/or temporary makeup artist only

If your business only offers hairdressing and/or temporary makeup services, you are eligible to apply for an ongoing registration. If you provide additional services (such as piercing), you will be classified as either a high or medium risk premises.

New registration fees

Health and Beauty classification Cost
High risk $410
Medium risk $325
Hairdresser and/or makeup service $380

Renew an existing registration

Risk of premises Cost
High risk $285
Medium risk $220
Hairdresser and/or makeup service Not required

Transfer an existing registration

It costs $300 to transfer an existing health and beauty registration.

Hairdressers and/or make up artists

If you register as a hairdressing and/or makeup service business only, your registration cannot be transferred. This ongoing registration is only valid if:

  • you remain the proprietor of the business
  • the business remains at the same address

Discount registration period

If you apply to register a health and beauty business between 1 July and 31 December, you will receive a 50% discount on your registration fees. Your registration will still be valid for the full calendar year.