Record details

Licence type
Application
Who should apply?

A gambling premise licence is required for anyone wishing to operate the following:-

Regional Casino; Large Casino; Small Casino; Bingo; Adult Gaming Centre; Family Entertainment Centre; Betting (Track); Betting (Other)

 

Cost

 

Premises Licensing fees

Premises Type

New Application Fee

£

Annual Fee

£

Variation

£

Transfer

£

Reinstatement

£

Existing casinos

N/A

2,550

1,500

1,000

1,000

New small casino

6,000

3,750

3,000

1,350

1,350

New large casino

7,500

7,500

3,750

1,600

1,600

Bingo club

2,450

700

1,200

840

840

Betting premises (excluding tracks)

2,100

400

1,050

840

840

Race tracks

1,750

1,000

870

660

660

Family Entertainment Centres

1,400

500

700

660

660

Adult Gaming Centre

1,400

700

700

840

840

 

Before you apply

To be able to apply for a Premises Licence you must already have an Operating Licence issued by the Gambling Commission and also have the right to occupy the premises.

Before you complete the application form you must have had a notice placed outside the premises for at least 28 days. You must also place an advert in a local newspaper within ten days of making the application and notify all 'responsible authorities' within seven days of making the application.

When you are ready to apply, complete the application form and send it to us along with the fee and layout plan.

Apply
What happens after we receive your application?

We will send a copy of your application to the Police and may send a copy to East Lothian Council Officials.  A copy will be sent to the Gambling Commission. Members of the public (interested parties) or 'responsible authorities' can object or make representations to the application. If a representation is received we must hold a hearing at which you can appear or be represented. The Premises Licence can be transferred if required.

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