Premises licences

You need a premises licence to run a premises-based gambling business, for example, a betting shop, bingo hall or arcade.

To be eligible to apply you must:

  • have the right to occupy the premises
  • be over 18
  • have an operating licence allowing you to carry out gambling

We can only issue you with a premises licence once you have an operating licence.

Apply for a Premises Licence

You will need to:

Notify the authorities

You must notify the authorities below within seven days of applying for a premises licence:

You should do this by completing a Notice of application.

Renew a Premises licence

You should renew your licence each year.

Make an annual payment to renew your premises licence.