Contacting Licensing/Taxi Licensing | CONTACT: The Taxi and General Licensing Department currently are not accepting and monitoring phone calls or voicemail messages. For General Licensing queries relating Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005 and Regulatory and Miscellaneous Provisions please contact For Taxi Licensing related enquiries please contact Please avoid duplicating your emails, your email will be responded to as soon as possible. PAYMENTS: As of 1st April 2023 the Licensing Authority will not be accepting cheques as a form of payment. If the application is made online by the .GOV application service then the payment shall be made at that time. Should you make an application by email or post then you must provide a relevant contact number in order for payment to be taken over the phone.

Here you will find guidance notes and advice on the process of applying to transfer a premises licence holder including a list of licensing solicitors and specialists.

A transfer of the licence is necessary when the licence holder leaves or sells the business and this application should be made by the new person. Signed consent will be required from the outgoing licence holder. Before applying please read the guidance notes thoroughly.

Apply online


Application to Transfer a Premises Licence

Application to Transfer a Premises Licence

Consent of Premises Licence Holder to Transfer

Guidance for Applicants

Certificate of Service

Regional Licensing Specialists

The current fee is £23.00

Will Tacit Consent Apply: No tacit consent is applicable to this type of application. If you have not been advised by us within a reasonable time following the end of any notice period for the application then please contact us.

Contact Us

Commercial and Operations Licensing
Central Police Station
Byron House
Maid Marian Way

Tel: 0115 915 6571

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