Licensing - Hypnotism licence

Licence summary

If you wish to show, demonstrate or perform a hypnotism act in public, you must have authorisation from the local authority. You must comply with any conditions attached to an authorisation.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must have appropriate public liability insurance in place for any proposed events.

Regulation summary

A summary of the eligibility for this licence from

Application evaluation process

When we receive your application, we will check the documentation you provide to make sure that appropriate insurance is in place.

How to apply

Please contact the Licensing team for an application form and current fees.

Failed application redress

Please contact Harlow Council in the first instance. Any applicant who is refused a licence or wants to object to a condition on the licence can appeal to their local magistrates' court within 21 days of receiving notice of the decision.

Licence holder redress

Please contact Harlow Council in the first instance.

Consumer complaint

If you wish to complain that a hypnotist is causing a nuisance, or if you believe that there has been a breach of licence conditions within the Harlow district, please contact Harlow Council. Alternatively please contact the Citizens Advice Bureau for advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre