Licensing fees

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This page list fees and charges for the various licences you can apply for from us. The prices shown are effective from 1 April 2021.

Find below the fees and charges for gambling premises licences. Effective from 1st April 2021

Gambling Licences Fee (20-21)
Adult Gaming Centre (equiv s.34 5E).  
Application Fee: New Application. £2,000
Adult Gaming Centre:Annual/Renewal Fee: 1st Annual. £625
Adult Gaming Centre:Annual/Renewal Fee Annual Fee. £835
Adult Gaming Centre:Application to vary. £1,000
Adult Gaming Centre:Application to transfer. £1,200
Adult Gaming Centre:Application for reinstatement of licence. £1,200
Adult Gaming Centre:Application for provisional statement. £2,000
Adult Gaming Centre. Application for a premises licence which already has a provisional statement. £1,200
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines):  
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Application Fee: New Application. £2,000
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Annual/Renewal Fee: 1st Annual. £473
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Annual/Renewal Fee: Annual Fee. £625
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Application to vary. £1,000
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Application to transfer. £950
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Application for reinstatement of a licence. £950
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Application for provisional statement. £2,000
Licensed FECs (Cat C & D Machines). Application for a premises licence Which already has a provisional statement. £950
Betting Premises (other) (off-course i.e. Betting Shops) (equivalent Betting Office Licence, Bookmakers Permits).  
Application Fee. New Application. £3,000
Annual/Renewal Fee; 1st Annual. £367
Annual/Renewal Fee: Annual Fee. £504
Application to vary. £1,500
Application to transfer. £1,200
Application for reinstatement of a licence. £1,200
Application for provisional statement. £3,000
Application for a premises licence. Which already has a provisional statement. £1,200
Betting Premises (tracks)   
Application Fee: New Application. £2,500
Annual/Renewal Fee; 1st Annual. £625
Annual/Renewal Fee: Annual Fee. £835
Application to vary. £1,250
Application to transfer. £950
Application for reinstatement of a licence. £950
Application for provisional statement. £2,500
Application for a premises licence . Which already has a provisional statement . £950
Bingo Premises (Bingo Licence).  
Application Fee: New Application. £3,500
Annual/Renewal Fee: 1st Annual. £625
Annual/Renewal Fee: Annual Fee. £835
Application to vary. £1,750
Application to transfer. £1,200
Application for reinstatement of a licence. £1,200
Application for provisional statement. £3,500
Application for a premises licence. Which already has a provisional statement. £1,200
New Casinos - Regional Casino.  
Application Fee. £15,000
Annual Fees. £15,000
Application to vary. £7,500
Application to transfer. £6,500
Application for reinstatement of licence. £6,500
Application for provisional statement. £15,000
Application for a premises licence. Which already has a provisional statement. £8,000
Large Casinos  
Application Fee. £10,000
Annual Fees. £10,000
Application to vary. £5,000
Application to transfer. £2,150
Application for reinstatement of licence. £2,150
Application for provisional statement. £10,000
Application for a premises licence already with provisional statement. £5,000
Small Casinos.  
Application Fee. £8,000
Annual Fees. £5,000
Application to vary. £4,000
Application to transfer £1,800
Application for reinstatement of licence. £1,800
Application for provisional statement. £8,000
Application for a premises licence. Which already has a provisional statement. £3,000
Unlicensed Family Entertainment Centre Permit (FEC).  
Application for FEC Gaming Machine Permit. £300
Renewal Fee every 10 years. £300
Fee for Change of Name. £25
Fee for Copy of Permit. £15
Temporary Use Notice.  
Temporary Use Notice. £500
Replacement of Endorsed copy of Notice. £25
Occasional Use Notice. FREE
Premises Licences – Miscellaneous.  
Copy of the Premises Licence. £25
Notification of change of circumstances for premises Licence. £50
Prize Gaming Permit.  
Application for Prize Gaming Permit. £300
Renewal of Prize Gaming Permit. £300
Change of name on Prize Gaming Permit. £25
Copy of Prize Gaming Permit. £15
Club Gaming or Machine Permit.  
Application for Club Gaming or Machine Permit. £200
Application for Club Gaming or Machine Permit (who holds a Club Premises Certificate under Licensing Act 2003). £100
Renewal of a Club Gaming or Machine Permit. £200
Renewal of a Club Gaming or Machine Permit (who holds a Club Premises Certificate under Licensing Act 2003) £100
First annual fee for a Club Gaming/Machine Permit, payable within 30 days of date permit takes effect. £50
Annual Fee for Club Gaming or Machine Permit. £50
Application to vary Club Gaming or Machine Permit. £100
Copy of Club Gaming or Machine Permit . £15
Licensed Premises Notifications.  
Notification of intention by licence holder to make available up to 2 gaming machines. On premises which hold on-premises alcohol licence. £50
Application for a Gaming Machine Permit (more than 2 machines) on premises. Which hold on-premises alcohol licence (new application). £150
First annual fee for a Gaming Machine Permit (more than 2 machines) on premises which hold on-premises alcohol licence. Payable within 30 days of date permit takes effect. £50
Annual fee for a Gaming Machine Permit (more than 2 machines) on premises which hold on-premises alcohol licence. £50
Application to vary a Gaming Machine Permit (more than 2 machines) on premises which hold on-premises alcohol licence. £100
Application to transfer a Gaming Machine Permit (more than 2 machines) on premises which hold on-premises alcohol licence. £25
Change of name on a Gaming Machine Permit (more than 2 machines) on premises which hold on-premises alcohol licence. £25
Copy of a Gaming Machine Permit (more than 2 machines) on premises which hold on-premises alcohol licence. £15
Small Society Registrations.  
Registration. £40
Renewal. £20
Copy of extract of Licensing Register. £10 plus cost of copying if required.

 

 

Find below the fees and charges for licensed premises licences.

Licensing Act 2003 Fee
Licensed Premises, Grant Premises Licence or Club, Premises Certificate. (Excluding Schools, Colleges, Church Halls, Community Premises (where alcohol is not included)).  
Band A (Rateable Value £0 - £4,300). £100
Band B (Rateable Value £4,301-£33,000). £190
Band C (Rateable Value £33,001-£87,000). £315
Band D (Rateable Value £87,001-£125,000). £450
Band (Rateable Value £125,001+). £635
   

Variation of Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate. (Excluding Schools, Colleges, Church Halls, Community Premises (where alcohol is not included)). 

 
Band A  (Rateable value £0- £4,300). £100
Band B (Rateable value £4,301-£33,000). £190
Band C (Rateable value £33,001-£87,000). £315
Band D (Rateable value £87,001-£125,000). £450
Band E (Rateable value £125,001+). £635
   
Annual Fee for Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate. (Excluding Schools, Colleges, Church Halls, Community Premises (where alcohol is not included)).   
Band A  (Rateable value £0- £4,300). £70
Band B (Rateable value £4,301-£33,000). £180
Band C (Rateable value £33,001-£87,000). £295
Band D (Rateable value £87,001-£125,000). £320
Band E (Rateable value £125,001+). £350
   
Grant of Premises Licence where alcohol is Primary Use.  
Band A  (Rateable value £0- £4,300). £100
Band B (Rateable value £4,301-£33,000). £190
Band C (Rateable value £33,001-£87,000). £315
Band D (Rateable value £87,001-£125,000). £900
Band E (Rateable value £125,001+). £1,905
   
Annual Fee for Premises Licence where alcohol is Primary use.  
Band A  (Rateable value £0- £4,300). £70
Band B (Rateable value £4,301-£33,000). £180
Band C (Rateable value £33,001-£87,000). £295
Band D (Rateable value £87,001-£125,000). £640
Band E (Rateable value £125,001+). £1,050
   
Additional Application Fee - Grant of Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate – Number of Persons.  
5,000 to 9,999. £1,000
10,000 to 14,999. £2,000
15,000 to 19,999. £4,000
20,000 to 29,999. £8,000
30,000 to 39,999. £16,000
40,000 to 49,999. £24,000
50,000 to 59,999. £32,000
60,000 to 69,999. £40,000
70,000 to 79,999. £48,000
80,000 to 89,999. £56,000
90,000 and over. £64,000
   
Additional Annual Fee – Number of Persons.  
5,000 to 9,999. £500
10,000 to 14,999. £1,000
15,000 to 19,999. £2,000
20,000 to 29,999. £4,000
30,000 to 39,999. £8,000
40,000 to 49,999. £12,000
50,000 to 59,999. £16,000
60,000 to 69,999. £20,000
70,000 to 79,999. £24,000
80,000 to 89,999. £28,000
90,000 and over. £32,000
   
Personal Licence. £37
Personal Licence - Theft, Loss etc. £10.50
Personal Licence - Duty to notify change of name or address. £10.50
Temporary Event Notice (TEN). £21
Temporary Event Notice - Theft, loss etc. £10.50
Premises Licence or Summary - Theft, loss, etc. £10.50
Application for provisional statement where premises being built etc. £315
Premises Licence Holder - Notification of change of name or address. £10.50
Application to vary licence to specify individual as DPS. £23
Transfer of premises licence. £23
Interim Authority notice following death etc of licence holder. £23
Club Premises Certificate or Summary  - Theft, loss etc. £10.50
Notification of change of name of alteration of rules of club. £10.50
Change of relevant registered address of club. £10.50
Right of Freeholder etc to be notified of licensing matters. £21
Minor Variations. £89
Vary Licence to include alternative condition (Removal of DPS Condition – Community Premises). £23
Premises Licence  - Re-issue following change of name / address of DPS. £10.50
Copy of extract of Licensing Register. £10 plus cost of copying if required
Premises Licence and Summary – Licence holder request for copy i.e.  following change of premises name. £10.50
Club Premises Certificate or Summary – Club request for copy. £10.50

 

Find below the fees and charges for Acupuncture, Tattooing, Ear Piercing and Electrolysis (Skin Piercing) licences. Effective from 1st April 2021.

Acupuncture, Tattooing, Ear Piercing and Electrolysis (Skin Piercing). Fee (20-21)
Premises Registration. £190
Practitioner Registration. £160
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed. £10

Add an activity i.e:

  • acupuncture,
  • tattooing,
  • semi-permanent tattooing,
  • cosmetic piercing
  • or electrolysis)
( per application)
£55

Update registration:

  • change of name of person or business,
  • add premises to a personal registration,
  • change of home address of individual. (Not the business location as new registration will be required).
Includes sending updated registration via email.
£30

 

Find below the fees and charges for a scrap metal dealer licence. Effective from 1st April 2021.

Scrap Metal Dealer. Fee (20-21)
Grant / Renewal – Premises. £350
Grant / Renewal – Person. £240
Change from Premises to Person. £105
Change of Name / Address. £30
Other charges (not included in the above).  
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed. £10

 

Find below the fees and charges for park home site/caravan and camping park licences. Effective from 1 April 2021.

Relevant Protected Site Licences (Park Home Sites). Fee (20-21)
Grant.  
1 – 50   Pitches / Plots. £295
51 – 100   Pitches / Plots. £325
101 – 150   Pitches / Plots. £550
151 – 200+ Pitches / Plots. £885
Transfer. £105
Deposit, Vary or Delete Site Rules. £95
Fit and Proper Person Application £105
Annual Fees.  
0 – 001   Pitches / Plots. Nil
0 – 003 Family Pitches / Plots Nil
2 – 050   Pitches / Plots. £180
51 – 100   Pitches / Plots. £210
101 – 150   Pitches / Plots £435
151 – 200+ Pitches / Plots. £770
Enforcement Costs - Hourly Rate.

£70 +VAT

Other charges (not included above).  
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - emailed. £10

 

Find below the fees and charges for sex establishment licences. Effective from 1 April 2021.

Sex Establishments. Fee
   
Grant of a licence. £4,500
Variation of a licence. £2,465
Renewal of a licence. £1,555
Transfer of a licence. £755
Other charges (not included above).  
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - emailed. £10

 

Find below the fees and charges for handing out street trader licences. Effective from 1 April 2021.

Street Trading Fee
Application Fee for each street / location applied for:  
New. £170
Renewal / Variation. £95

Set locally.

If applying for more than one location for the same:

  • unit
  • stall
  • vehicle,
additional £50 payable for each location being applied for instead of the quoted £170/£95 as appropriate.
 
Plus Trading fees. - Payable if application approved, depending on how many days of the week trading takes place and how many calendar months.   
Occasional - Fee Shown Per Day. £5
1 day a week. £45
2 days a week. £55
3 days a week. £65
4 days a week. £80
5 days a week. £90
6 days a week. £100
7 days a week. £110

5% discount given on trading fees for 9+ months trading. 10% discount given on trading fees for 12 months trading of the total monthly fee payable.

Please also note, if paying by instalments, and payment is overdue by more than 28 days. An additional £10 is payable to cover administrative costs.

Additional charge of £5 per day for any trader wishing to operate prior to the start of the 1st whole trading month.

 
Other charges (not included above).  
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - emailed. £10

 

Find below the fees and charges for handing out flyers (Newquay only). Effective from 1 April 2021.

Flyer Licences (Newquay only) Fee
   
Application fee to process new / renewal / variation application. £80
   
Plus Consent Fees - payable if application approved. Depending on number of distributers and period of Consent as follows:-  
1 Distributer.  
Single day. £35
Up to 1 week. £60
Up to 1 month. £85
Each additional month. £25
annual. £285
2 Distributers.  
Single day. £40
Up to 1 week. £70
Up to 1 month. £110
Each additional month. £35
Annual. £410
3 Distributers.  
Single day. £45
Up to 1 week. £80
Up to 1 month. £125
Each additional month. £45
Annual. £545
4 Distributers.  
Single day. £50
Up to 1 week. £90
Up to 1 month. £140
Each additional month. £50
Annual. £610
Other charges (not included above).  
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue - emailed. £10

 

Please find the fees and charges for animal licences listed below with effect from a April 2021

Vet fee costs are charged in addition to the fees shown where applicable.

If you require a further copy of your licence then there is a charge of £20 if posted or £10 if sent by email.

 

Type of Licence

Fee Type

1 Year 2 Year 3 Year Licence Variation Re-Inspect

Animal Boarding

0 - 5 Animals

Application

Licence

Total

£150

£125

£275

£150

£190

£340

£150

£260

£410

£150 £55
6 - 25 Animals

Application

Licence

Total

£160

£135

£295

£160

£200

£360

£160

£270

£430

£160 £75

26 - 50 Animals

Application

Licence

Total

£170

£150

£320

£170

£210

£380

£165

£275

£440

£170 £85

51+ Animals

Application

Licence

Total

£190

£170

£360

£190

£230

£420

£190

£300

£490

£190 £105

Dog Breeding

0 - 5 Animals.

(Only pay £135 if also applying for Animal Boarding).

Application

Licence

Total

£150

£125

£275

£150

£190

£340

£150

£260

£410

£150 £55

6 - 25 Animals.

(Only pay £120 if also applying for Animal Boarding).

Application

Licence

Total

£160

£135

£295

£160

£200

£360

£160

£270

£430

£160 £75

25 + Animals.

(Only pay £120 if also applying for Animal Boarding).

Application

Licence

Total

£170

£150

£320

£170

£210

£380

£170

£280

£450

£170 £85

If applying for Animal Boarding then add fee shown.

Application

£135

£135

£135

   

Pet Shops

Standard i.e. High Street Premises / Fish only

(Add £60 for each species of any Dangerous Wild Animal)

Application

Licence

Total

£160

£135

£295

£160

£200

£360

£160

£275

£430

£160 £75

Large i.e. Retail Park / Garden Centre

(Add £60 for each species of Dangerous Wild Animal)

Application

Licence

Total

£170

£150

£320

£170

£210

£380

£170

£280

£450

£170 £85

Riding Establishments

0 - 5 Animals

Application

Licence

Yearly Insp

Total

£160

£135

N/A

£295

£160

£200

£55

£415

£160

£270

£95

£525

£160 £75
6 - 25 Animals

Application

Licence

Yearly Insp

Total

£170

£150

N/A

£320

£170

£210

£65

£445

£170

£280

£115

£565

£705 £85
26 + Animals

Application

Licence

Yearly Insp

Total

£190

£170

N/A

£360

£190

£230

£80

£500

£190

£300

£160

£650

£190 £105
Exibiting / Performing Animals
Any number of animals

Application

Licence

Total

N/A N/A

£135

£165

£300

£135 N/A
Dangerous Wild Animals

Up to 5 Species

(Add £55 per additional species on application or variation above 5)

Application N/A £440 N/A £155 N/A

Zoos

Initial issue is 4 year and renewal is then usually for 6 years.

Number of Animals Fee Type 1 to 3 Year 4 Year 6 Year Transfer Fee Re-Inspect
0 - 50 Animals Application N/A £965 £1,090 £90 N/A
51 - 100 Animals Application N/A £1,105 £1,155 £90 N/A
101 + Animals Application N/A £1,070 £1,205 £90 N/A

 

Find below the fees and charges for private hire and hackney carriage licences. Effective from 1st April 2021.

Private Hire and Hackney Carriages Fee

Drivers - Single or Dual (Hackney Carriage or Private Hire or both).

Hackney Carriage Driver can apply for multiple taxi zones. This doesn't result in extra charge on grant or renewal.

 
1 Year £160
2 Year £200
3 Year £265
Upgrade to Dual from Single Driver. £90
Hackney Carriage Driver Licence for extra Taxi Zones. £90
DBS (Enhanced) (or charge as per Disclosure and Barring Service) £60 (includes £10 admin fee and £10 fee for
on-line countersigning)
Fee for submitting on-line DBS on behalf of the applicant – if resources available. £15
Fee for obtaining DVLA check code for sharing driving licence. Only when applicant has no access to internet or phone.  Applicant MUST give consent to do so. £5
Replacement Badge (temporary badge, if original lost or due to change of details) £25
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed £10
Vehicles  
Vehicle Licence – Standard – 1 year only – plus additional charge as appropriate £255
Vehicle Transfer – Change of Vehicle Full fee less £15.50 for each complete month left on licence
Vehicle Transfer – Ownership £55
Licensing Temporary vehicle – maximum of 2 months £100
Licensing of Temporary vehicle – where vehicle being used is already licensed as a HC or PH – maximum of 2 months £45
Replacement Plate (MOGO) £30
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document  - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed. £10
Replacement Tariff  £3.50
Replacement Tariff – Laminated £5

Alterations to licence (such as changes to seating capacity or registration number etc.)

Note:

  • Fee is £50 if vehicle inspection not required.
  • Cost of new plate is payable in addition.
£100
Private Hire Operators  
1 year £130
3 year £230
5 year £385
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed £10
Horse Drawn Omnibuses Vehicles  
Vehicle Licence – Per annum As per standard vehicle licences as detailed above
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document  - posted. £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - emailed. £10
Replacement Plate £30
Carriage Inspection Charge Re-charged at cost.
Other Charges (not included above)  
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document - posted £20
Replacement, duplicate or re-issue of document – emailed £10

 

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