Prize gaming and family entertainment permits

Family entertainment centre gaming machine permit

A family entertainment centre (FEC) gaming machine permit authorises the use of any number of category D machines.

More information on machine categories can be found on the Gambling Commission’s website.

How much will it cost to apply?

Application from new operator £300

Application for renewal £300

Change of name £25

Copy of permit £15

How do I apply?

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