Licensing Act 2003 - personal licence

Anyone who supervises the sale of alcohol in licenced premises will need a personal licence.

You will be able to apply for a personal licence if you:

  • live in Harlow - you need to apply for a personal licence from the council in which you live, not where the premises is located. 
  • are over 18
  • do not have any of the relevant criminal convictions outlined in the Licensing Act 2003
  • have an approved licensing qualification
  • have the right to live and work in the UK

Apply for a personal licence

To apply for a personal licence, you will need:

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Personal Licence holders do not need to apply to renew their licence. Personal licences are valid unless you surrender it or we revoke it.

Change of details

If you have a personal licence and you change your name or address, you need to let us know. 

Tell us about a change of personal licence details

You also need to:

  • pay the £10.50 fee
  • include your  licence and ID card (or a reason for why these cannot be produced)

Once you have completed the form, we will issue a new licence showing your correct details.

Replacements

If your personal licence is lost, damaged, stolen or destroyed, you will need to let us know.

Apply for a personal licence replacement

You also need to:

  • pay the £10.50 fee

Once you have completed the form, we will issue a new licence.