If you operate as a hairdresser in Northern Ireland, you must be registered with your local authority and comply with local Health and Safety rules. If the business changes into new ownership, the new owner must also register with the Council.
To register your hairdressing business, please contact the Health and Safety section within Antrim Borough Council. A member of the team will guide you through the registration process and provide you with the relevant registration form.
Will Tacit Consent Apply?
Yes, Tacit Consent does apply. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from Antrim Borough Council's Health and Safety section.
Cost of Registration
There is no cost to register as a hairdresser.
Apply for Registration as a Hairdresser
Application to change a Hairdresser Registration
Hairdressers Act (NI) 1939
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
Carnmoney Road North
Tel: 028 9034 0000
Failed Application Redress
Please contact Antrim Borough Council in the first instance.
Applicants will be notified within 10 working days of any Council decision in respect of the application.
We would advise that in the event of a complaint, the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form of a Letter (with proof of delivery).
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