Gambling Act 2005 - Fees

The Gambling Act allows licensing authorities to set their own fees for premises licences, subject to maximum levels that have been specified by central government.

  • The relevant fee must be sent with an application, in order for the application to be valid.
  • The application fee is not refundable if the application is withdrawn, or if it is unsuccessful
  • A First Annual fee is payable within 30 days of the date of licence issue, details regarding this payment will be provided at the time of licence issue.
  • An annual fee is payable before the anniversary of the licence being granted (reminder letters will be sent to licence holders)

Application Fees - Premises Licence

Gambling Act 2005 Application Fees. All prices in Pounds Sterling
Premises Licence TypeApplication FeeAnnual FeeApplication to VaryApplication to TransferApplication for Re-InstatementCopy LicenceNotification of Change
Bingo Club 922.50 615.00 922.50 358.75 358.75 25 50
Adult Gaming Centre 922.50 615.00 922.00 358.75 358.75 25 50
Track Betting 1025.00 615.00 1025.00 358.75 358.75 25 50
Betting Premises (e.g. bookmakers) 922.50 600.00 922.50 358.75 358.75 25 50
Family Entertainment Centre 922.50 615.00 922.50 358.75 358.75 25 50
New Small Casino n/a n/a 3540 1500 1500 25 50
New Large Casino n/a n/a 4425 1790 1790 25 50
Regional Casino n/a n/a 66375 5420 5420 25 50

Application Fees - Provisional Statements

Gambling Act Fees for Provisional Statements. All prices in Pounds Sterling
Premises Licence TypeApplication for Provisional StatementLicence Application for Provisional Statement Holders
Bingo Club 2580 1000
Adult Gaming Centre 1475 1000
Track Betting 1840 790
Betting Premises (e.g. bookmakers) 2210 1000
Family Entertainment Centre 1475 1000
New Small Casino 5900 2500
New Large Casino 7375 4150
Regional Casino 11060 6650

Application Fees - Permits

Gambling Application Fees for Gaming Permits. All prices in Pounds Sterling.
Permit TypeApplication FeeApplication RenewalTransitional Application FeeChange of NameCopy of PermitVariationTransfer
Family Entertainment Centre Gaming Machine 300 300 100 25 15 n/a n/a
Prize Gaming 300 300 100 25 15 n/a n/a

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