Gambling permits

You need to apply to us for gambling permit if you provide a gambling facility or gaming machine and:

  • the stakes and prizes are very low
  • or gambling is not the main function of the premises

We can only grant or reject an application for a permit. We can not attach conditions to a permit.

Businesses whose main function is gambling will require different licences, you can find out about these through the Gambling Commision.

Fees for gambling permits

Check the fees for gambling permits before you apply.

Apply for a Club Gaming and Machine Permit:

Apply for a Family Entertainment Centre Permit:

Apply for a Prize Gaming Permit:

Notify us of a Gaming Machine if you are licensed to sell alcohol

If you are licensed to sell alcohol you are entitled to two gaming machines with having to apply for a permit..

You must however notify us of these machines:

Licensing Team

Address: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Campus East
The Campus
Welwyn Garden City