You will need a gambling premises licence if you want to run any of the following types of gambling business:
For gaming permits and gaming machines at licensed premises and clubs, please see our page on gaming permits and gaming machines.
For details on how we use data relating to licence holders and applicants, please see our privacy notice for licence holders and applicants.
To apply for a gambling premises licence, you must be:
Before you apply for a premises licence, please read our Statement of Gambling Principles and review the information on operating licences from the Gambling Commission.
Depending on what you want to do, you will need to complete one of the following:
There are other application forms available on request for vessels.
Once completed, send your form to us at the below address with:
Important – on the day you submit your documents you must also:
People will have 28 days to comment on your application. If we don’t receive any comments, we will grant your licence.
If we do receive comments, our Licensing Panel will need to look at your application within 20 working days. The Licensing Panel will either grant your licence, grant it with some extra conditions, or refuse it.