Premises and club licences

A Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate is required to carry out licensable activities, or in the case of members clubs, club qualifying activities from the premises. Under the Licensing Act 2003, a premises can be any place including a building, a moveable structure, an open space, a vehicle or vessel.

Any person thinking of applying for a Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate are encouraged to contact the Licensing service: 03450 450 063 8am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday (except Bank Holidays).

Please refer to the Licensing Act Guidance Notes 2011 and Current List of Responsible Authorities.

Banding and large venues & event fees

Premises/Club Licence

Band Fee/Charge set by  Fee/Charge
2016/17
A Central Government  £100.00
B Central Government  £190.00
C Central Government  £315.00
D Central Government  £450.00
D and Primary Business Alcohol Sales x 2 Central Government  £900.00
E Central Government  £635.00
E and Primary Business Alcohol Sales x 3 Central Government  £1,905.00

Annual

Band Fee/Charge set by  Fee/Charge
2016/17
A Central Government  £70.00
B Central Government  £180.00
C Central Government  £295.00
D Central Government  £320.00
E Central Government  £350.00

Additional fees for large venues and events

Number in attendance at any one time Fee/Charge set by  Fee/Charge
2016/17
5,000 to 9,999 Central Government  £1,000.00 
10,000 to 14,999  Central Government   £2,000.00 
15,000 to 19,999 Central Government  £4,000.00 
20,000 to 29,999 Central Government   £8,000.00 
30,000 to 39,999 Central Government   £16,000.00 
40,000 to 49,999 Central Government   £24,000.00 
50,000 to 59,999 Central Government   £32,000.00 
60,000 to 69,999 Central Government   £40,000.00 
70,000 to 79,999 Central Government   £48,000.00 
80,000 to 89,999 Central Government   £56,000.00 
90,000 and over Central Government   £64,000.00 

Temporary Events

Type Fee/Charge set by  Fee/Charge
2016/17
Temporary Events Central Government  £21 per event

Application forms & fees

Many of our application forms are available online via https://www.gov.uk. Payments can also be made via this process.

Alternatively you can download, print and post an application form. Payments will need to be made by cheque

Type Fee
Apply online for a new club premises certificate or
Download application for Club Premises Certificate
 Depends on the information you supply in your application
Apply online for a variation to a club premises certificate or
Download application to Vary Club Premises Certificate
 Depends on the information you supply in your application
Online notification of change of details or club rules £10.50
Apply online for a minor variation to a premises or club licence £89.00
Make online annual payment for a club licence Depends on the information you supply in your application

Download & print:

Premises Licence

Licence Fee
Apply online for a premises licence or
Download and print off: application for Premises Licence
 Depends on the information you supply in your application

Apply online to vary a premises licence

 Depends on the information you supply in your application
Apply online to vary a premises licence to specify an individual as designated premises supervisor £23.00
Online request to be removed as designated premises supervisor No Fee applies
Apply online to transfer premises licence £23.00
Apply online for a minor variation to a premises or club licence £89.00
Apply online for a consent to transfer £10.50
Notify us online of an interest in premises £21.00
Apply online for a consent to transfer Depends on the information you supply in your application
Consent to be designated Depends on the information you supply in your application
Make online annual payment for a premises licence Depends on the information you supply in your application

Download & Print:

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