The tattoo hygiene rating scheme has been launched across Greater Manchester and all registered tattoo studios are encouraged to join. The scheme is FREE and aims to drive up hygiene standards and the adoption of best practice across the country.
After an inspection, your studio will be awarded a rating of 1-4 which will apply for a minimum of 3 months. The ratings are:
You'll receive a certificate to display your hygiene rating to your customers. Window stickers can be ordered from the
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Cymru Wales Region website
- Improvement needed.
- Very good.
Join the tattoo hygiene rating scheme
Complete the application form and return it to us, we'll then arrange a suitable time to inspect your premises.
Request a re-rating
After 3 months from the date of the original inspection, you can apply for a re-rating. If you can evidence that you have achieved the required criteria for a higher rating. Please note that ratings can go down, depending on the findings at the time of the inspection.