Details of the different types of licences we can issue.
Clubs and premises
Everyone who sells alcohol, puts on entertainment or serves hot food after 11pm must hold a Premises Licence/Club Premises Certificate to be able to trade under the Licensing Act 2003.
- Club Premises Certificate
- Personal Licence
- Premises Licence
- Temporary Event Notice
A list of premises licence application forms can be found here.
Guidance on premises licences can be found here.
A list of personal licence application forms can be found here.
A Temporary Event Notice application form can be found here.
Click here to view and comment on current licence applications.
For further details about the Best Bar None Whitehaven scheme, click here.
We issue premises licences for betting, bingo, adult gaming centres, family entertainment centres, casinos, horse racing and dog tracks. We also issue permits for prize gaming, gaming machines in alcohol licensed premises, members' clubs and unlicensed family entertainment centres.
We also register small society lotteries and issue occasional and temporary use notices and provisional statements.
Taxi and private hire licences
Please call our licensing team on 01946 598300 to ask about taxi and private hire licence issues.
- Small lotteries explained
- Guidance on running a small lottery
- Guidance on children and small society lotteries
- Small lottery return form
- Street collection permit application form
Animal Activity Licences
House to house collections