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Gambling Act licence fees

The first annual fee is payable 30 days after the effective date of the premises licence and subsequent annual fees are payable before each anniversary of the date on which the licence is issued. Please note that the licence will lapse should the fee not be paid within the required time period.

Premises

PremisesFee
Existing casinos £2,000
Bingo premises £1,750
Betting premises £1,500
Track betting £1,250
Family entertainment centres £1,000
Adult gaming centres £1,000

Permits

Clubs holding a Club Premises Certificate under the Licensing Act 2003 may make a fast track application for a Club Gaming Permit or a Club Gaming Machine Permit.  Clubs not holding a Club Premises Certificate must make a non fast track application.

PermitFee
Club gaming £200
Club gaming machine £200

Premises licence fees

The first annual fee is payable 30 days after the effective date of the Premises Licence and subsequent annual fees are payable before each anniversary of the date on which the licence is issued.

Please note: the Licence will lapse should the fee not be paid within the required time period

Bingo clubs

ApplicationFee
New application £3,500
Variation application £1,750
Transfer application £1,200
Re-instatement application £1,200
Provisional statement £3,500
Conversion of provisional statement
to Premises Licence
£1,200
Annual fee £1,000

Betting premises

ApplicationFee
New application £3,000
Variation application £1,500
Transfer application £1,200
Re-instatement application £1,200
Provisional statement £3,000
Conversion of provisional statement
to premises licence
£1,200
Annual fee £600

Tracks betting

ApplicationFee
New application £2,500
Variation application £1,250
Transfer application £950
Re-instatement application £950
Provisional statement £2,500
Conversion of provisional statement
to premises licence
£950
Annual fee £1,000

Family entertainment centres

ApplicationFee
New application £2,000
Variation application £1,000
Transfer application £950
Re-instatement application £950
Provisional statement £2,000
Conversion of provisional statement
to premises licence
£950
Annual fee £750

Adult gaming centres

ApplicationFee
New application £2,000
Variation application £1,000
Transfer application £1,200
Re-instatement application £1,200
Provisional statement £2,000
Conversion of provisional statement
to premises licence
£1,200
Annual fee £1,000

Existing casinos

ApplicationFee
Variation application £2,000
Transfer application £1,350
Re-instatement application £1,350
Annual fee £3,000

Permits

Family entertainment centre gaming machine permit (10 year duration)

ApplicationFee
New application £300
Renewal application £300 
Change of name £25
Copy of permit £15

Small society lottery registration

ApplicationFee
New application £40
Annual fee £20

Club gaming permit (10 year duration)

ApplicationFee
New application £200
Renewal application £200
Variation application £100
Annual fee £50
Copy of permit £15

Club gaming machine permit (10 year duration)

ApplicationFee
New application £200
Renewal application £200
Variation application £100
Annual fee £50
Copy of permit £15

Licensed premises notification (up to two machines) (indefinite duration)

ApplicationFee
New application £50

Licensed premises gaming machine (over two machines) (indefinite duration)

ApplicationFee
New application £150
Variation application £100
Annual fee £50
Transfer application £25
Change of name £25
Copy of permit £15

Prize gaming permits (10 year duration)

ApplicationFee
New application £300
Renewal application £300
Change of name £25
Copy of permit £15


Other gambling act fees

ApplicationFee
Copy of any licence £25
Notification of any change on any licence £50


All fees are made payable to Cheshire West and Chester Council.

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