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Gambling premises licence

A gambling premises licence allows you to run a gambling premises based business. Before applying for a gambling premises licence you must have applied for an operating licence and you must have the right to occupy the building.

A premises licence can cover the following:

  • betting shop (track ) or (other)
  • bingo hall
  • arcade
  • adult gaming centre
  • family entertainment centre
  • regional casino
  • large casino
  • small casino

The application fees vary depending on the type of premises you are running. There is also an annual fee to pay every year.

Before applying for a gambling premises licence you will need to obtain an operating licence from the Gambling Commission.

Select your local area for the current gambling policies

If your area isn't listed, you may be a resident of North Northamptonshire.

Why information is on a different website
We are in the process of adding information to this new unitary council website. Some pages will give you a link back to a previous council website to help you find what you need. Read more about the council changes.

Last updated 05 July 2022