Personal Licence


A personal licence is required for anyone who plans to authorise the sale or supply of alcohol.

A personal licence lasts indefinitely, unless it is surrendered or revoked.

In order to apply you must be aged 18 years or over and hold a licensing qualification, for example, a BIIAB Level II examination certificate or a similar accredited qualification. View a list of accredited qualifications.


View guidance on the Licensing Act 2003.