Alcohol licences general information

East Lothian Licensing Board is responsible for alcohol licences and betting and gaming licences/permits for the East Lothian area.

You can view all agendas and minutes from the Licensing Board meetings.

Useful Documents

East Lothian Licensing Board

General information about the East Lothian Licensing Board.

Useful contacts

Licensing Police

Email: licensing police

Telephone: 01620 826147

Please note: If you are planning to hand deliver your application or require any information, the public counter is accessed via the Court Street entrance and is situated at the payments desks. If you require to meet with a member of the licensing team, please arrange by appointment prior to your arrival.

Opening hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 9am to 4.30pm
  • Wednesday - 10am to 4.30pm
  • Friday - 9am to 3.30pm

Requesting a Review of a Premises Licence

In terms section 36 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, any person may apply to their local Licensing Board for a review of a premises licence allowing the sale of alcohol.

Download guidance notes and form for Requesting a Review of Premises Licence