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Transfer a Premises Licence

If you wish to transfer your licence to another holder, you can transfer the premises licence. This process costs £23.

This will only change who the premises licence holder is but will not change the licence in any other way.

For details on how we use data relating to licence holders and applicants, please see our privacy notice for licence holders and applicants.

How to transfer a licence:

The individual who wishes to become the new premises licence holder must complete an application to transfer a premises licence

The current licence holder must complete a licence transfer consent form

The proposed new licence holder should then submit both forms, along with the premises licence, or relevant part of it, through our Online Application Portal.

Alternatively, you can email the completed application and consent form to licensing@southoxon.gov.uk and Licensing@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk. We will then contact you by telephone to collect payment. Please note that the application is not complete until payment has been taken. 

For online/email applications, the premises licence can be returned by post (please ensure the premises keeps a copy of the licence at the site). 

If you do not have access to email, you can post your application with the fee to Licensing Team, South Oxfordshire District Council, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB. You must also send a copy of the application form and consent form to Licensing Officer, Thames Valley Police, Headquarters (South), Kidlington, OX5 2NX. 

Once they have received the application, Thames Valley Police has 14 days in which it can submit an objection.

If we don’t receive an objection, we aim to issue the licence within ten working days of the closing date.

Contact us - Licensing

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01235 422556
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

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South Oxfordshire District Council
135 Eastern Avenue
Milton Park
Milton
OX14 4SB