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Guidance and information about gambling licensing in Great Britain.
Before you applyInformation about gambling licensing in Great Britain and what you need to know before you apply for a licence.
Applying for a licenceInformation about how to apply for the licences we provide and the information you'll need to tell us when you apply.
An operating licence is required to provide most gambling facilities in Great Britain.
Personal Management Licence (PML)
Information on PMLs, including the specific roles that require one, the fees you will have to pay, and how you can apply.
Personal functional licence (PFL)
Information on PFLs, including the specific roles that require one, the fees you will have to pay, and how you can apply.
Annex A Declaration
Information about Annex A personal declarations and when these are required.
Information on premises licences, which businesses require one, and what you need to do before applying.
- How we assess operating licence applications
- Appeal against a decision made about your licence or application
- Operating licences
When you hold a licenceGuidance and information on what you need to do and tell us, when you hold a licence.
What you need to tell us when you hold an operating licence
There is information that you are required to tell us when you hold an operating licence including events, customer fund reporting, game faults and security breaches.
As a licensed gambling business you may be requried to take part in a compliance assessment. Find out more about what this means for you.
Surrender your operating licence
Find out how to surrender your operating licence partially or in full.
Change of corporate control
What you need to do if there is a new controller of your business either through purchase of shares, dividends or influence.
What you need to tell us when you hold a personal licence
Personal licence holders are required to tell the Commission about specific events within 5 days or as soon as reasonably possible. These can be reported to the Commission online.
Making changes to your personal licence
How to make changes if you hold a personal functional or personal management licence.
The Public Register provides information on the businesses and individuals we license as well as gambling premises.
- What you need to tell us when you hold an operating licence