Licensing directory - Personal licence

Record details

Introduction

Anyone responsible for authorising the sale of alcohol needs a personal licence. A personal licence issued in England or Wales can be used anywhere in in both countries. It has no expiry date but does have some conditions.

Conditions

To apply for a personal licence you must:

Before starting this form 

  • Please read this guidance
  • Please download this form to get your photos endorsed by a solicitor or notary, a person of standing in the community or any with a professional qualification
  • Please complete a Basic Disclosure, cost £25.00 (approximately) and select the online version when prompted. If you would rather wait for a postal certificate to come through please do not submit this form until your certificate has arrived. Once your certificate has arrived you must submit your application within 28 days

You must apply to the local council in the area in which you live, check your postcode here.  You can only hold one personal licence at a time.

Cost

£37

Apply / renew / transfer / vary

Apply for licence 

Before starting this form 

  • Please read this guidance
  • Please download this form to get your photos endorsed by a solicitor or notary, a person of standing in the community or any with a professional qualification
  • Please complete a Basic Disclosure, cost £25.00 (approximately) and select the online access code. If you would rather wait for a postal certificate to come through please do not submitt this form until your certificate has arrived

Change of name/address