Licensing fees

Alcohol and entertainment (Licensing Act 2003)

The below fees apply to new/conversion premises/club licence/certificate. Fees set nationally by the government.

There are supplementary fees where the premises sell alcohol which may vary according to the application. There are also multipliers for very large premises that exclusively sell alcohol as their primary use.

No fee is chargeable for schools, community centres and village halls.

 

Rateable Value

New/ full variation application

Annual Fee

Band A

£0 to £4,300

£100

£70

Band B

£4,301 to £33,000

£190

£180

Band C

£33,001 to £87,000

£315

£295

Band D

£87,001 to £125,000

£450

£320

Band E

Over £125,001

£635

£350

 

 

Other fees

Cost

Replacement for:

  • premises licence
  • club certificate
  • personal licence
  • temporary event notice

(due to loss or theft)

£10.50

Change of name or address

  • premises licence
  • personal licence

 

£10.50

Change of registered address of club

£10.50

Change of name or alteration of club rules

£10.50

Vary premises supervisor on a licence

£23

Transfer of a premises licence

£23

Provisional statement application (where premises are being built)

£315

Interim authority notice

£23

Notification of interest (freeholder,

£21

Application to vary premises licence at community premises to include alternative licence condition

£23

Minor variation

£89

Temporary event notice

£21

Personal licence application

£37

Animal boarding

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(paper applications)

Part B fee

(paper applications)

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£237

£226

£463

Renewal

1-3 years

£167

£225

£392

Variation

 

£111

n/a

£111

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£41

n/a

£41

Rescore

 

£181

n/a

£181

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£220

£226

£446

Renewal

1-3 years

£150

£225

£375

Variation

 

£94

n/a

£94

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£41

n/a

£41

Rescore

 

£181

n/a

£181

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

 

Boat licences

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A Fee

Part B fee

Total Fee

Boat licence (new)

1 year

£151

£19

£170

Boat licence (renewal)

1 year

£151

£19

£170

Navigator (new)

1 year

£47

£16

£63

Navigator (renewal)

1 year

£47

£16

£63

Dangerous wild animals

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A Fee

Part B fee

Total Fee

Grant

2 years

£148

£146

£294

Renewal

2 years

£116

£146

£262

Doggy day care

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£170

£226

£396

Renewal

1-3 years

£133

£225

£358

Variation

 

£149

n/a

£149

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£66

n/a

£66

Rescore

 

£124

n/a

£124

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£153

£226

£379

Renewal

1-3 years

£116

£225

£341

Variation

 

£132

n/a

£132

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£66

n/a

£66

Rescore

 

£124

n/a

£124

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Dog breeding

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£208

£226

£434

Renewal

1-3 years

£133

£225

£358

Variation

 

£186

n/a

£186

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£111

n/a

£111

Rescore

 

£143

n/a

£143

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£194

£226

£420

Renewal

1-3 years

£119

£225

£344

Variation

 

£172

n/a

£172

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£111

n/a

£111

Rescore

 

£143

n/a

£143

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Exhibition of animals

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

3 years

£184

£226

£410

Renewal

3 years

£126

£225

£351

Variation

 

£184

n/a

£184

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

3 years

£170

£226

£396

Renewal

3 years

£112

£225

£337

Variation

 

£170

n/a

£170

Gambling premises licences (Gambling Act 2005)

All fees are either set locally up to a statutory maximum or are set nationally by the government.

 

Fee type

Licences

included

Cost

 

 

Standard premises licence application

 

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

  • Casinos

N/a

Provisional statement application

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

Provisional statement application

  • Casinos

N/a

Standard premises licence by holder of provisional statement application

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

Standard premises licence by holder of provisional statement application

  • Casinos

N/a

Annual fee

(payable within 30 days of licence start date)

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£570

Annual fee

(payable within 30 days of licence start date)

  • Casinos

N/a

Application to vary a licence

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)

Betting premise

£505

Application to vary a licence

  • Casinos

N/a

Application to transfer a licence

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

Application to transfer a licence

  • Casinos

N/a

Copy licence

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£25

Change to licence (not a variation)

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£25

 

A family entertainment centre which only has machines in category D (these are low-stake fruit machines, coin pushers or crane grabs) does not need a licence.

Instead they should hold an unlicensed family entertainment centre machine permit.

 

Type of fee

Premises

Cost

Application fee

  • Unlicensed family entertainment centre (FEC)

£300

Renewal fee

£25

Change of name

£15.00

 

Permits for machines/gaming in clubs

 

Type of fee

Cost

New application fee

£200

Application (holders of current Gaming Act 1968 permits)

£100

Application (holders of section 72 Licensing Act 2003 certificates)

£100

Renewal

£200

 

Permits for machines/gaming in pubs

 

Type of fee

Cost

Application (new permit)

£200

Application (holders of current Gaming Act 1968 permits)

£100

Application to vary permit

£100

Transfer of permit

£25

Annual fee

£50

Change of name

£25

Copy of permit

£15

Notification fee for 2 or less machines

£50

 

Temporary/Occasional use of premises for gaming

 

Type of fee

Cost

Temporary use notice

£500

Occasional use notice

No charge

 

Prize gaming permits

 

Type of fee

Cost

Application

£300

Renewal fee

£300

Change of name

£25

Copy of permit

£15

 

Small society lotteries

 

Type of fee

Cost

Application for registration

£40

Annual fee

£20

Hiring out of horses

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Up to 10 horses

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£183

£226

£409

Renewal

1-3 years

£137

£226

£363

Variation

 

£162

n/a

£162

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£74

n/a

£74

Rescore

 

£132

n/a

£132

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£166

£226

£392

Renewal

1-3 years

£120

£226

£346

Variation

 

£145

n/a

£145

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£74

n/a

£74

Rescore

 

£132

n/a

£132

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

11 to 20 horses

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£232

£226

£458

Renewal

1-3 years

£162

£225

£387

Variation

 

£211

n/a

£211

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£124

n/a

£124

Rescore

 

£181

n/a

£181

Appeal

 

£83

 

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£215

£226

£441

Renewal

1-3 years

£145

£225

£370

Variation

 

£194

n/a

£194

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£124

n/a

£124

Rescore

 

£181

n/a

£181

Appeal

 

£83

 

£83

More than 20 horses

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£307

£226

£533

Renewal

1-3 years

£199

£225

£424

Variation

 

£285

n/a

£285

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£198

n/a

£198

Rescore

 

£256

n/a

£256

Appeal

 

£83

 

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£290

£226

£516

Renewal

1-3 years

£182

£225

£407

Variation

 

£268

n/a

£268

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£198

n/a

£198

Rescore

 

£256

n/a

£256

Appeal

 

£83

 

£83

 

Home boarding

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£168

£226

£394

Renewal

1-3 years

£118

£225

£343

Variation

 

£150

n/a

£150

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£91

n/a

£91

Rescore

 

£120

n/a

£120

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£154

£226

£380

Renewal

1-3 years

£104

£225

£329

Variation

 

£136

n/a

£136

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£91

n/a

£91

Rescore

 

£120

n/a

£120

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Houses in multiple occupation (HMO)

The licence fee is payable in 2 parts (please see the table of fees below for amounts):

  • Part 1 – The initial application fee payable on submission of the application
  • Part 2 – The licence issue fee is payable upon the completion of the consultation period and prior to the full HMO licence being granted.
Table of fees
Part 1 initial application fee Amount payable
5 person base fee £955
plus £50 for each additional occupant: ………. x £50 = £
Total Initial application fee payable £
Part 2 licence issue fee Amount payable
Total licence issue fee payable £235

Park home and caravan sites

If there is more than one title register for a site an additional fee of £100 per title will be added to the new and transfer application fees listed below.

 

Type of licence

Band A

(2 to 5 units on site)

Band B

(6 to 24 units on site)

Band C

(25 to 99 units on site)

Band D

(more than 100 units on site)

Band E

(single unit sites and single-family sites)

Site licence (new)

£539

£676

£759

£869

£120

Transfer of site licence

£473

£583

£638

£693

£120

Amendment of site licence

£379

£379

£379

£379

£90

Annual fee

£414

£454

£517

£740

n/a

Depositing of park rules

£187

£187

£187

£187

n/a

 

Type of licence

Cost

Fit and Proper Person Test Application

£643.50

Fit and Proper Person Annual Fee

Up to 5 conditions

£126.50

Fit and Proper Person Annual Fee

6 to 9 conditions

£253

Fit and Proper Person Annual Fee

10 and over conditions

£316.25


We charge an annual fee once we add you to the Fit and Proper person register which is based on the number of conditions we apply to your submission.

Provision of boarding (franchises and those arranging boarding using host families)

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£289

£226

£515

Renewal

1-3 years

£289

£225

£515

Variation

 

£111

n/a

£111

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£90

n/a

£90

Rescore

 

£34

n/a

£34

Appeal

 

£72

n/a

£72

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£278

£226

£504

Renewal

1-3 years

£278

£226

£504

Variation

 

£100

n/a

£100

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£90

n/a

£90

Rescore

 

£34

n/a

£34

Appeal

 

£72

n/a

£72

 

 

 

Sale of animals as pets

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Paper applications

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years

£220

£226

£446

Renewal

1-3 years

£160

£226

£386

Variation

 

£199

n/a

£199

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£116

n/a

£116

Rescore

 

£169

n/a

£169

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Online applications

These fees are applicable if you use our online portal.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(online applications)

Part B fee

(online applications)

Total fee

(online applications)

New

1-3 years

£203

£226

£429

Renewal

1-3 years

£143

£226

£369

Variation

 

£199

n/a

£199

As an additional activity

1-3 years

£116

n/a

£116

Rescore

 

£169

n/a

£169

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Scrap metal dealers

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A Fee

Part B fee

Total Fee

Site licence (new)

3 years

£180

£192

£372

Site licence (renewal)

3 years

£180

£192

£372

Collectors licence (new)

3 years

£82

£111

£193

Collectors licence (renewal)

3 years

£82

£111

£193

Sex establishment

Contact us for pricing.

Skin piercers

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

 

Type of licence

Part A Fee

Part B fee

Total Fee

Operative

£22

£33

£55

Premises (including one operative)

£118

£19

£142

Small society lotteries

The Gambling Commission licences Large society lotteries (where proceeds are more than £20,000 per lottery or more than £250,000 in a calendar year).

 

Type of licence

Duration

Fee

Registration

 

£40

Renewal

1 year

£20

Street trading

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

 

Type of licence

Licence duration

Part A Fee

Part B fee

Total Fee

Individual stall (new)

1 year

£148

£245

£393

Individual stall (renewal)

1 year

£41

£245

£286

One-off markets and events

Up to 1 week

£67

£120

£187

Annual market (new)

1 year

£414

£647

£1,061

Annual market (renewal)

1 year

£76

£650

£726

Taxi fees (hackney carriages, private hire and taxi operator)

Licence Fees

Type of licence

Duration

Fee

(paper applications)

Fee (with online discount)

Hackney carriage vehicle (new)

1 year

£130

£115

Hackney carriage vehicle (renewal)

1 year

£118

£110

Private hire vehicle (new)

1 year

£130

£115

Private Hire vehicle (renewal)

1 year

£118

£110

Horse drawn vehicle (new)

1 year

£130

£115

Horse drawn vehicle (renewal)

1 year

£118

£110

Taxi driver (new)

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

1 years

£280

£265

Taxi driver (renewal)

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

1 year

£165

£153

Taxi driver (renewal)

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

3 years

£385

£373

Taxi driver late renewal

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

 

£30

£30

Private hire operator (new)

1 year

£160

£148

Private hire operator (new)

5 year

£580

£568

Private hire operator (renewal)

1 year

£130

£118

Private hire operator (renewal)

5 years

£550

£538

 

Other fees payable to us

 

Fee

Fee

Replacement vehicle plate

£30

Replacement driver badge

£15

Replacement licence document

£10

Change of address

£15

Change of vehicle ownership

£15

Change of vehicle registration

£35

30-day replacement vehicle licence

£40

Knowledge study pack (hard copy)

£15

Knowledge test

(First test is free, subsequent tests are charged)

£55

Zoo

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

 

Type of licence

Duration

Part A Fee

Part B fee

Total Fee

New

5 years

£377

£573

£950

Renewal

6 years

£377

£673

£1,050