Find operating licence holders
The Gambling Commission publishes details of applicants for
an operating licence (remote and non-remote). You can search
for details of operators whose licences have been granted
and applicants for a licence. Whilst an application is
pending we give applicants the opportunity to ask for
confidentiality if there are good reasons. As a result it may
not provide comprehensive details of every application we have
Use the operator search to find licensees
Find personal licence holders
The Gambling Commission publishes a list of granted personal
licences. This list displays the licensees in alphabetical order.
There are two types of personal licence:
Personal Management Licence
A Personal Management Licence (PML) is required by all persons
who occupy a specified management office in respect of the holder
of an operating licence. Those who are responsible for such
management functions, whatever their actual job title, will require
PMLs, unless exempt under the
small-scale operator exemption.
Personal Functional Licence
A Personal Functional Licence (PFL) is required by those
individuals who perform any function which enables them to
influence the outcome of gambling, or relating to the receiving or
paying of money in connection with gambling.
Use the personal register search to find licence holders
Information on premises licences can be obtained directly from
the relevant licensing authority. In addition, the Gambling
Commission has a database of premises licenses consisting of
information submitted by licensing authorities.
We cannot provide any assurance on the completeness and accuracy
of this data. For accurate premises information, Licensing
Authorities should be contacted directly as they will each maintain
an accurate and up to date register.
An extract of the database is published on a monthly basis
The extract lists premises which the Commission has been
notified of as having an active premises licence (shown as ‘ACTIVE’
or ‘GRANT’). It also lists premises that are subject to an
application to vary the licence (shown as
Page last reviewed: April 2013