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Alcohol and entertainment licences

If you want to sell alcohol or provide entertainment services, you'll need a licence.
About alcohol and entertainment licenses
If you want to sell alcohol or provide entertainment services, you'll need a licence.
Personal licence
Find out how to apply for a personal licence under the Licensing Act 2003.
Premises licence
You must have a premises licence if, as an individual or business, you sell or supply alcohol, or if you provide regulated entertainment or late-night refreshment.
Minor variations
Find guidance on submitting a minor variation for a licence and download the application form.
Temporary event notice
If you're planning to use a premises or an open space for a one-off event, you'll need to submit a temporary event notice (TEN).
Apply for a premises licence review
Download the application form and other documents to apply for a premises licence review.
Responsible authorities for a premises licence
When applying for a premises licence for alcohol or regulated entertainment, you'll need to send a copy of your application to the responsible authorities.
Fees list for alcohol and entertainment licences
Find out about fees payable for licences to sell or supply alcohol or hold regulated entertainment.
Licensing Act 2003
The Licensing Act 2003 modernised licensing law in England and Wales by removing restrictions and bringing together four existing licensing regimes.
Licensing – guidance on making a representation
Find out how to influence local licensing decisions.
Club premises certificate
Find out if your club qualifies for a club premises certificate.
Entertainment de-regulation April 2015
Certain types of entertainment were deregulated in April 2015.