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Information required for a licensing authority return

The return covers two key activities. The first is the gambling activity that you license, for example as a permit. The second activity is detail of your inspection and compliance work.

We ask you to supply us with data on:

  • permits issued
  • temporary use notices issued
  • occasional use notices issued
  • premises inspections conducted
  • reasons for and outcomes of reviews.

Even if you have no activity to report, you must still submit a return. Failure to do so may result in your licensing authority being listed in the official report as a non-responder.

Tell us online

You can submit your annual returns online using Licensing Authority eServices.


We will notify you one month before the return is due. We also send out a series of reminders and will escalate to your Chief Executive if we’ve had no response.

If you have any queries about the reporting process please contact us.

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