Full variations to a premises licence

How to make sizeable variations to a premises licence.


The application must be made by the premises licence holder and can be used to make changes to existing premises licenses or club certificates such as: 

  • non-substantial changes to the structure or layout of a premises
  • adding late night refreshment or regulated entertainment (such as live music, performance of plays or film exhibitions) to the licence or certificate
  • changes to licensed hours
  • revisions, removals and additions of conditions. 

It cannot be used to:  

  • transfer the licence or certificate from one premises to another, or vary substantially the premises to which it relates
  • make changes to the designated premises supervisor. 

Before applying, applicants are advised to read our licensing policy