Who needs a licence?

You will need a licence if:

  • alcohol is sold by retail sale or supplied by a members club
  • entertainment is provided (music, dancing, cinemas, theatres, indoor sports, boxing and wrestling)
  • hot food is provided between 11pm and 5am

There are two types of licence you may need:

  • personal licence
  • premises licence

How to apply

Personal licence

Please complete and return the Personal Licence Application form.

Please ensure you read the guidance notes before applying.

Premises licence

Please read the Premises licence application guidance notes and then complete the relevant application forms from the downloads section.

How much does it cost?

Please see fees and charges for details.

Other requests

You will need a licence or permission for varying and transferring, and for temporary events. Please see the downloads section for the relevant application form.

Temporary events

Apply for a temporary event notice

Search for a temporary event notice