Apply for a licence or permit

You must have the relevant licences or permits before starting your business venture.

Find out what licence you need on the GOV.UK website
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  • Apart from alcohol licences, we do not send out reminder letters for licences due to be renewed.
  • You must submit a renewal application eight weeks beforehand along with all the required documents.
  • If your licence has expired, it cannot be renewed and you need to apply for a new one.

Apply or renew

To apply for, or to renew a licence, refer to our list and return the completed application form.

Email us if you cannot find a licence.