Premises licence changes and variations

Part of: Premises licence

If you have a premises licence you can: 

  • apply to vary the conditions 
  • change the details on it 
  • report it lost or stolen 

Apply for a full variation 

Make a full variation application if you want to: 

  • change the hours of the licensable activities 
  • change the types of the licensable activities 
  • make big structural changes to the licensed premises 

What you need to provide 

Your application must include a: 

  • copy of your premises licence 
  • clear and legible plan of the premises  

Fee 

The fee depends on your rateable value. Check the rateable value of your premises if you’re unsure. 

Please see our list of fees

Apply for a full variation to a premises or club certificate 

After applying 

Your application will go through a 28-day consultation process. 

During that time you must: 

You must advertise your application by putting: 

  • a notice on the premises 
  • an announcement in a local newspaper 

Please see guidance and template to advertise your application

Apply for a minor variation 

Make a minor variation application for: 

  • small alterations to the internal layout of the premises 
  • to remove any conditions on the licence 

Fee 

£89.  

Apply for a minor variation to a premises or club certificate 

After applying 

You must advertise your application for a minor variation on your premises for 10 days. 

Please see guidance and template to advertise your application

Change name and/or address 

You can change the name and/or address on your licence. 

Fee 

£10.50

Apply to change name and/or address on your licence

Change the designated premises supervisor (DPS) 

To change or be removed as the DPS, please see the designated premises supervisor page.

Get a replacement licence

Please contact us via email if you need a replacement licence.  

The fee is £10.50. 

Payment 

We will contact you to take payment over the phone after receiving your form. You will need a debit or credit card.

Contact the licensing team