Apply for a gambling premises licence
We issue gambling licences and authorise the use of gambling in:
- betting premises, including tracks
- adult gaming centres
- family entertainment centres
We offer pre-application advice on this licence.
You can view our recently received gambling licence applications.
Before applying for a licence, please readwhich describes how we deal with applications.
How to advertise your application
Your application will have a 28 day consultation period. You need to place two adverts of the application during this period, at the premises and in the local press. You also need to send copies to:
- Surrey Police
The Licensing Unit, Surrey Police, PO Box 101, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 9PE
Tel: 01483 639473
2. Planning Authority
Guildford Borough Council, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4BB
Tel: 01483 505050
3. Pollution control
c/o Environmental Health, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4BB
Tel: 01483 444371
4. Surrey Fire and Rescue Service
Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, Fire Station, Guildford Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 9QB
Tel: 01483 517617
5. Safeguarding Children Unit
Joanne Booth Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 7QQ
Tel: 01483 517839
6. HM Revenue & Customs
National Registration Unit, Portcullis House 21 Indian Street, Glasgow, G2 4PZ
7. Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BP
Tel: 0121 2306666
We consider representations received during this period from responsible authorities or interested parties. This includes anyone who:
- lives close to the premises and could be affected by the gambling
- has business interests that might be affected by the gambling
- represents someone from the above bullet points
Will tacit consent apply?
No, tacit consent does not apply. We will aim to respond to your application within 10 working days. If you have not heard from us within this period, please get in contact. We must process your application before the licence can be granted.
|Application type||Existing casino||Bingo club||Betting premises||Family entertainment||Adult gaming centre||Betting premises (other)|
|Application to vary||£2690.11||£1750||£1250||£1000||£1000||£1500|
|Licence application (provisional statement holders)||£2690.11||£1200||£950||£950||£1200||£1200|
- fee to transfer or reinstate a licence - £944.80
- copy of licence - £15
- notification of change - £30
How to apply
Operating licences and personal licences are issued by The Gambling Commission.
To apply for a gambling premises licence:
- download our
- complete the form and return to Licensing, Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB with the correct application fee