Apply for, change or transfer a gambling licence

Before you apply, please read our Gambling Principles.

Depending on what you want to do, you will need to complete one of the following:

Once completed, send your form to us with:

  • a plan of the premises – see our premises plan guidance note – LINK
  • a completed payment form – LINK – see our gambling licence fees
  • a completed risk assessment for your premises based on the nature of your business and the Local Area Profile – LINKapplications for new licences and variations only

to:

Licensing Team
Vale of White Horse District Council
135 Eastern Avenue
Milton Park
Milton
OX14 4SB

Important – on the day you submit your documents you must also:

  • complete a notice of the application – LINK and email a copy to each of the responsible authorities – LINK
  • advertise your application on the premises – please complete our premises notification form – LINK, then display it in A4 size in a prominent location for no less than 28 days
  • arrange for the same notice to be published in a locally circulated newspaper – this must appear within ten working days.

What happens next

People will have 28 days to comment on your application. If we don’t receive any comments, we will grant your licence.

If we do receive comments, our Licensing Panel will need to look at your application within 20 days.

The Licensing Panel will either grant your licence, grant it with some extra conditions, or refuse it.

Contact us - Licensing

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01235 422556
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

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Vale of White Horse District Council
135 Eastern Avenue
Milton Park
Milton
OX14 4SB