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How old do you have to be to get your ears pierced without a parent?

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    I want to get another hole done in each of my ears but my mum isn't keen so I'm just going to go with friends instead. do you need parental permission to get your ears pierced, and if so, is written consent (which I can write myself )?
    thanks (:
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    16.
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    Is it worth pissing off your mum just to pierce two holes into your body?
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    I thought you had to be 18 to have piercings without parental consent? At least, when I was 16 I wasn't allowed to have my ears pierced without my mum there. :p:
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    Whatever happens, get them to use a needle, not a gun.
    AKA not Claires... Yes, I had mine done that way, but so many go wrong. I'd not recommend it at all =)
    go to a real piercer instead!
    Best of luck
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    I'm pretty sure I got mine repierced when I was 16? I think anyway, oh and I wasn't with my mum. But like a poster above said, you shouldn't do it just to piss your mum off.
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    Is it worth pissing off your mum just to pierce two holes into your body?
    I'm pretty sure I got mine repierced when I was 16? I think anyway, oh and I wasn't with my mum. But like a poster above said, you shouldn't do it just to piss your mum off.
    I'm not doing it to piss my mum off, i really want it done (:
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    As people have said before, I think it's 16 to get your ears done without a parent there. Guns are okay for ear lobes, but anywhere with cartilige needs to be pierced with a needle.
    18 to get piercings anywhere else without consent.
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    16 for your ears just had my cartilage done and got ID eventho im 18
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    im pretty sure its 13 for your lobes and 16 for cartilage without parental consent. it is in blue banana anyway
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    16 in scotland, 18 in england as far as I know.

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