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We inspect personal service establishments, which are facilities where a person provides a service to, or on, the body of another person.  Read Interior Health's personal services brochure and the BC Ministry of Health Guidelines for Personal Service Establishments.

Resources for operators

Inspection reports

Personal service facilities are inspected to ensure compliance with the Regulated Activities Regulation under the Public Health Act and to determine if industry standard practices are being followed with respect to general sanitation, disinfection, and infection control procedures for the specific type of service being offered.

Find an inspection report.

Have a complaint or concern?

If you have a health and safety concern or complaint about a personal service establishment, please contact your local health protection office

Apply for a permit

An application form must be submitted to operate a personal service establishment. 


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