Licensing

The Government has ruled that many businesses must now remain closed. The businesses (with exceptions) are listed here. Where exceptions apply, social distancing must be followed.

For businesses that are preparing for re-opening, please see the Coronavirus_ Licensing pre-opening check list.pdf [pdf] 118KB

We are currently running a limited service with only essential face-to-face contact and our response times may be increased. All communications must be provided electronically, not by paper. We are able to progress applications electronically. All taxi Knowledge Tests are cancelled for the foreseeable future. Urgent work will be actioned, including enforcement of coronavirus business closure regulations. Please where possible use our application portal or email forms to licensing@arun.gov.uk we can also be contacted on 01903 737755. Service Requests may also be logged on our portal https://eh.arun.gov.uk/