Hairdresser and barber licences

Hairdressers & barbers

Section 19 of the Berkshire Act 1986 requires the local authority to maintain a register of hairdressers and barbers within the borough.

If you wish to carry on a business as a hairdresser or barber (full or part-time) you need to apply for registration for the premises where the business will be taking place.

Email the licensing team at for an application form and bylaws.

To register you will need to complete and return the application form with the registration fee:

  • Hairdressers and barbers: £57

Payment must be made through the council's online payments system. You can pay for more than one licence in a single transaction.