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Transfer a premises licence

When licensed premises change hands, the new owner or operator must transfer the premises licence as soon as possible.

Apply online

You can apply online to transfer a premises licence. The licence holder on the current premises licence will also need to complete a consent to transfer form.

Apply by post

The application must consist of:

If the designated premises supervisor is changing with the change of ownership, you will also need to vary the designated premises supervisor.

Will tacit consent apply?

Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from us by the end of the target completion period, provided the application was correctly made.