Premises and Club application and annual fees; each premises that is licensable will be allocated to a fee band according to rateable value.

To check the rateable value of your premises please visit the government’s find and check your business rates page.

Rateable ValueBand
No rateable value up to £4,300A
£4,301 to £33,000B
£33,001 to £87,000C
£87,001 to £125,000D
£125,001 and aboveE

Each band attracts a different level of fee; payable on initial application and an annual fee payable one year after the grant of the licence.

BandInitial FeeAnnual Fee

A multiplier applied to premises in Bands D and E where they are exclusively or primarily in the business of selling alcohol (mainly large town and city centre pubs).

Licensing Fees for Bands D and E

BandD x2E x2
City/town centre pub application fee£900£1,905
City/town centre pub annual charge£640£1,050


Exceptionally large events

The Licensing Authorities will also be able to charge an additional premises fee for exceptionally large events.

Number in attendance at any one timeAdditional application feeAdditional annual fee
5,000 to 9,999£1,000£500
10,000 to 14,999£2,000£1,000
15,000 to 19,999£4,000£2,000
20,000 to 29,999£8,000£4,000
30,000 to 39,999£16,000£8,000
40,000 to 49,999£24,000£12,000
50,000 to 59,999£32,000£16,000
60,000 to 69,999£40,000£20,000
70,000 to 79,999£48,000£24,000
80,000 to 89,999£56,000£28,000
90,000 and over£64,000£32,000

Personal licences, temporary events and other fees

The Licensing Authorities will also be able to charge other fees in relation to their duties, most notably for temporary events and personal licences.

Description of ChargeFee
Temporary Event Notice£21.00
Application for a grant or renewal of personal licence£37.00
Theft, loss etc. of premises licence or summary£10.50
Application for a provisional statement where premises being built, etc£195.00
Notification of change of name or address£10.50
Application to vary licence to specify individual as premises supervisor£23.00
Application for transfer of premises licence£23.00
Interim Authority notice following death of licence holder£23.00
Theft, loss etc. of certificate or summary£10.50
Notification of change of name or alteration of rules of club£10.50
Change of relevant registered address of club£10.50
Theft, loss etc. of temporary event notice£10.50
Theft, loss etc of personal licence£10.50
Duty to notify change of name or address£10.50
Right of freeholder etc. to be notified of licensing matters£21.00
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