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Overview

You must have a premises licence if you want to use a premises to:

  • provide late-night refreshment
  • provide regulated entertainment
  • sell or supply alcohol

The licence is necessary for both fixed and movable premises (a van, stall or vessel).

How to apply

When submitting your application you’ll need to provide:

  • your details
  • details of the designated premises supervisor (if applicable)
  • a plan of the premises
  • an operating schedule (e.g. licensable activities and the times they will take place)
  • details of how you will promote the licensing objectives (e.g. door security to prevent disorder)

View the Home Office’s premises licence application guidelines for further details.