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Barber and hairdresser registration

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To run a hairdressing or barber business in Bournemouth, you and your premises need to be registered with our Environmental Health team.

This does not apply to businesses in Christchurch and Poole.

All hairdressers and barbers running a business in Bournemouth whether mobile or at fixed premises, must register, unless:

  • you are an individual employee of a hairdressing / barber business
  • you are a department store with an on-site hairdresser for your employees only

View our Hairdressers and Barbers bylaws.


Registration is required under section 77 of the Public Health Act 1961. There is no cost for registration. Please send the completed form to

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