Houses in multiple occupation - variation to licence

You can use this form to apply for a variation to an existing licence, including transferring a licence or changing conditions.

Applications for a variation of a licence are made under section 69 of the Housing Act 2004.

Certain conditions are required by law, but other changes can be made to the licence, this may include changing the licence holder or number of occupants.

Once received, your application will be considered, along with any representations made. If necessary, we may ask for further information, or visit the property and discuss alternative options with you. Applications are normally processed within 6-8 weeks.

Once a decision has been made you will receive a notice from the council informing you of the changes.

This form consists of 4 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:

  • 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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