Gambling, gaming and lotteries licensing

Apply for a gaming permit

You need a permit if your premises has gaming machines.

Apply for a gambling premises licence

We issue gambling licences in: casino, bingo, betting shops, gaming centres, family entertainment centres.

Apply for small society lottery licence

Lotteries can include raffles, tombolas or sweepstakes.

Find out about our gambling licensing policy

Read our 2018 Statement of Principles and learn about the public consultation.