Personal licence

Personal licence

A personal licence is an authorisation held by an individual which permits the sale of alcohol in conjunction with a premises licence.

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How do I apply?

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An application for a personal licence will only be processed by Hambleton District Council if:

  • the applicant is over 18 years old;
  • the applicant is ordinarily resident in the district of Hambleton at the time of the application (unless he/she is not ordinarily resident in England or Wales);
  • the application is accompanied by a licensing qualification accredited by the Secretary of State (details of licensing qualifications accredited by the Secretary of State may be viewed here);
  • the application is accompanied by a basic criminal record check obtained via (the certificate must have been issued no more than one month before the application date);
  • the applicant has demonstrated his/her right to work in the UK;
  • the applicant has produced two passport-size photographs (45mm x 35mm) taken against a light background and endorsed on the reverse as a true likeness of the applicant by a professional (guidance on who can sign the photos can be found here)
  • the appropriate fee has been paid to the licensing authority; and
  • the applicant has not forfeited a personal licence in the five years preceding the date of the application.


Licensing Act 2003 policy

Home Office guidance


Licensing Act 2003

Officer decisions

A record of decisions made by officers

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Licensing privacy notice

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Pay online

You can pay for your licence online right now using our secure payment system. Make sure to select the correct service from the left hand side.