Gambling permits


Before applying

We're responsible for issuing:

  • Automatic entitlement notification permits
  • Licensed premises gaming machine permits
  • Unlicensed family entertainment centres, or game machine permits
  • Prize gaming permits
  • Club gaming permits and club machine permits

For more information on each permit, visit the Gambling Commission website.

A Club gaming machine permit allows up to three category B4, C and D gaming machines but no other types of gaming.

A Club gaming permit allows up to three category B4, C and D gaming machines and other types of gaming such as bingo.

If you have more than two machines you must apply for a licensed premises gaming machine permit for categories C and D. Owners of bars with two or less machines of category C and D can apply for an automatic entitlement notification permit.

    Apply for a licence

    Please read the guidance notes for Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permits before you apply.

      Apply for an automatic entitlement notification permit

      Apply for a Licensed Premises Gaming Machine permit

      Please read the Licensing Partnership's guidance notes for Club Gaming Machine Permits before you apply

      Apply for a Club Gaming Machine permit

      Other ways of applying

      To apply by post you can download the application form for a licensed premises gaming machine permit or notification.

      Once you have completed the form you need to send it to:

      Licensing Partnership
      PO Box 182
      Sevenoaks
      Kent
      TN13 1GP