How much does a premises licence cost UK?
Licence fees Application fees range from £100 to £1,905, depending on the fee band of your venue. If your premises doesn’t have a rateable value it will fall into the lowest fee band.
Who is eligible for a premises licence?
Any person aged 18 or over who is carrying on, or who proposes to carry on, a business which involves the use of premises (any place including one in the open air) for licensable activities can apply for a premises licence. This can be for a permanent basis or for a time limited period.
Is a premises licence a legal requirement?
What is a premises licence? Premises at which entertainment and certain other activities including the sale of alcohol are provided are required to be licensed under the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act). The premises licence is valid for the life of the business supplying alcohol and/or regulated entertainment.
Can you transfer an alcohol license?
The current licence holder must complete and sign a consent form that confirms they are happy to transfer the premises licence. If the form is completed by hand and sent in the post, this document must be the original and not a copy.
What is the annual fee for a premises licence?
Please note that the above are not application fees. Information for fees can be found on Apply for a premises licence….High-capacity premises.
|Licensed capacity||Extra annual premises licence fee|
|5,000 to 9,999||£500|
|10,000 to 14,999||£1,000|
|15,000 to 19,999||£2,000|
|20,000 to 29,999||£4,000|
Can I view a premises licence online?
You can now search and view our on-line register of applications made and licences issued under the Licensing Act 2003, for Premises Licenses, Personal Licenses, Club premises Certificates and Temporary Event Notices (TENs).
How do I get a premises licence UK?
Applications for premises licences must be made to the licensing authority within whose area your premises is situated. This will normally be your local authority. Application forms can be obtained from GOV.UK or Home Office websites or, on request, from your licensing authority.
What are the 2 parts to a premises licence?
The premises licence document comes in two parts, as follows:
- The premises licence summary.
- The full premises licence complete with all of the conditions and plan.
Can a premises licence be transferred?
If the premises is sold or changes ownership, the new owner must apply to transfer the licence into their name. The previous licence holder must give consent to the transfer of the licence.
Can you assign a premises licence?
If you wish to take over a premises licence, you must make an application to transfer it and also obtain consent from the existing licence holder. A Premises Licence can only be transferred to a party who would be in a position to use the premises for licensable activities authorised by the Premises Licence.
Does a premises licence expire?
Premises licences have an unlimited duration, unless they are for short events and the holder has specified an expiry date. For all other licences, an annual fee is payable on the anniversary of the grant of the licence.
Do I need a licence for a mobile bar UK?
A common question amongst people looking to start a mobile bar business is “Do I need a license for a mobile bar?”. And the answer is a resounding is yes! To sell alcohol from a mobile bar in the UK you will need a mobile alcohol license call a Temporary Events Notice (TEN).