Section 1

Application for a personal licence

Use this form to apply for a personal licence under the Licensing Act 2003

Please note: Personal licence guidance notes on right to work can be

found here (document will open separately to this form)

or you can request information from the licensing team:


1. Licensing qualifications are dealt with in section 120(8) and (9) of the Licensing Act 2003.

This form consists of 5 pages and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Fields marked with a * are mandatory and require completion.


Before you start

Please ensure you have:

  • two passport sized photographs, one of which is endorsed as a true likeness of you by a solicitor or notary, a person of standing in the community or any individual with a professional qualification
  • any licensing qualification you hold or proof that you are a person of prescribed description
  • a criminal conviction certificate or a criminal record certificate or the results of a subject access search of the police national computer by the National Identification Service no older than 30 days at the point of application
  • a completed disclosure of convictions and civil penalties declaration form
  • a valid email address to receive confirmation of payment
  • your debit or credit card details, as after completing this form you will be taken to the payment portal.
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