This is a 'portable' licence granted to an individual. It allows them to authorise the sale of alcohol at premises that are licensed for the sale of alcohol.
- Applications for a Personal Licence must be made to the Council where the applicant lives.
- The licence is valid indefinitely, unless cancelled, surrendered or revoked.
- More than one Personal Licence holder can work at the same premises.
- Applicants can choose to become a Personal Licence holder if they wish to apply for more then five Temporary Event Notices a year, but otherwise would not require one.
To apply for a personal licence, print and complete this form:
Application forms can be handed in to:
For current licence fees, see: Licence fees .
Personal Licence guidance notes
The following information will help you to complete an application for a Personal Licence.
The information is provided as guidance only. It is not intended to be a comprehensive, or exhaustive, explanation of the requirements and obligations arising out of the Licensing Act 2003.
It is the responsibility of the applicant/licensee to become acquainted with and observe the statutory requirements in respect of all activities, entertainments and undertakings the subject of any licensing application.