What is a Personal Licence?
A Personal Licence allows a person to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol, within a licensed premise.
In order to apply for a Personal Licence, you must be over 18 and have the level 2 award for Personal Licence holders or the National Certificate of Personal Licence holders.
A Personal Licence holder must notify the Licensing Authority every time they move house, change their name, or they are convicted of a relevant offence. Failure to do so is an offence under the Licensing Act 2003 and subject to a fine, not exceeding £500.
How do I apply for a Personal Licence?
To apply for a personal licence you will need to complete the application form and declaration of convictions forms:
You must submit the application and declaration of convictions forms with these documents:
- Original certificate of level 2 award for Personal Licence holders or National Certificate for Personal Licence holders (click here for details)
- A photocopy of evidence of your right to work in the UK (see guidance on application form)
- Basic police disclosure (less than 30 days old)
- Two certified passport photographs
- £37 fee
Please return any completed forms and supporting documentation in person or by post to:
Licensing Department, Selby District Council, Civic Centre, Doncaster Road, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 9FT.
Our licensing policy is available to view here - Selby District Council - Licensing Policy.