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You will need a Personal Licence if you want to be the designated premises supervisor for any business that sells or supplies alcohol.
To apply for a Personal Licence you must be aged 18 years or older and hold an accredited qualification, for example; a BII Level II examination certificate or the EDI NCPLH Level 2. If you want to know more about the qualifications that are accepted, please check this list of accredited personal licence qualification providers.
You will also need to have and provide a basic, current criminal conviction disclosure form which must be no more than a month old when the application is submitted. Please see the list of responsible organisations who provides basic check services.
A Personal License is £37.00.
You must complete the application form available below.
Once you have completed it, you will need to submit it along with these supporting documents:
You can submit it to:
33 Sheepen Road
The certificates will be returned to you once your application is completed.
Providing all forms and documents are correct and present, a personal licence and badge will be issued. Once issued the licence will last indefinitely.
Although this licence lasts indefinitely, you will need to notify us if your address changes, for a replacement licence to be issued. There is a charge for a replacement licence.