Premises licence - new applications
- Sell alcohol;
- Serve hot food or drink between 11pm and 5am
- Provide entertainment (plays, films, indoor sporting events, live music, recorded music (other than background music), dance and providing music-making or dancing facilities).
Apply for a premises licence
Before applying, read the guidance notes for details of how to apply, the eligibility criteria, fees and the documentation you will need to provide.
Immigration Act 2016 - right to work and immigration status
From 6 April 2017, individual applicants and applications from partnerships which are not limited liability partnerships are required to provide documentation to prove entitlement to work/immigration status.
To hold a licence an individual or member of a partnership must be resident in the UK and:
- Have the right to live and work in the UK and
- Have no conditions preventing them from doing the licensable activity
To prove this you need to include copies or scans (which don’t need to be certified) of the following documents:
After 6 April if the licence holder no longer has the right to work in the UK the premises licence will be invalid.
Premises licence application process
Mandatory conditions for premises licences licensed for the sale by retail of alcohol
For details please: