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Registering a hairdressing or barber business

You must complete the fields marked with an asterisk *

Business contact details


Personal details

(This should be the person responsible for the hairdressing or barber business)


You must keep your premises and equipment in a clean and hygienic state and ensure a safe and healthy working environment for your staff and clients.

Privacy notice

Belfast City Council is the Data Controller under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the personal data it gathers for the purposes of registering hairdressers or barbers.

You are providing your personal data to the Council whose lawful basis for processing it is in compliance with the Hairdressers Act (Northern Ireland) 1939.

The personal data may be shared internally within the Council with staff who are involved in providing this service and where necessary, between internal departments with the purpose of supporting an effective delivery of service.

Your personal data will not be shared or disclosed to any other organisation without your consent, unless the law permits or places an obligation on the Council to do so.

The personal data is held and stored by the Council in a safe and secure manner and in compliance with Data Protection legislation and in line with the Council’s Records Retention and Disposal Schedule.

If you have any queries regarding the processing of your personal data please contact Valerie Brown, Environmental Health Manager on 028 90320202 Ext 3301. If you wish to contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer, please write to Belfast City Council, City Hall Belfast, BT1 5GS or send an email to

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