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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We'll only process an application for a personal licence if the:

  • applicant is over 18 years old;
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • applicant has demonstrated his/her right to work in the UK;
  • applicant has produced two passport-size photographs (45 mm x 35 mm) 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)
  • appropriate fee has been paid to the licensing authority; and
  • applicant has not forfeited a personal licence in the five years preceding the date of the application.

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You can pay for your licence online right now using our secure payment system. Please select 'Licensing' from the left-hand side:

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