Changes you can make online
You can make most changes online in eServices and pay any fees using a credit or debit card (except American Express). In some cases your licence is issued when the changes are made and the fees are paid.
|Changing your head office address||£40 per licence|
|Adding or removing trading names||£40 per licence|
|Adding a licensed activity||25% of standard licence application fee|
|Fee category increase or decrease||£40|
|Removing a licensed activity||£40|
|Change of operating name||£40 per licence|
These changes do not require a fee to be paid:
- adding or removing domain names
- changing your business registered address
- changing your business correspondence address
- changing your email address and or eServices password
Changes to addresses
Head Office and Trading name address changes
Changes to the Head Office and trading names will result in a new licence being issued.
Registered and correspondence address changes
You can use eServices to change your registered and correspondence addresses. Your correspondence address must be based in the United Kingdom. We will use this address to communicate with you. You should only make this change once you have moved address.
Changes that effect your operating licence
Trading name changes
It is your responsibility to ensure that any proposed domain or trading name is considered socially responsible and is compliant with legislative and regulatory requirements including:
- the Licence Conditions and Code of Practice and any applicable guidance
- the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)
- Broadcast of Committees of Advertising Practice (BCAP).
Trading names also need to be compliant with the Companies Act 2006 (opens in new tab).
Adding a licensed activity
You can add new licence activities to yout existing licence. You must make sure that you have all documentation before submitting your application.
If you want to add an additional licence e.g. if you hold a non-remote operating licence only and are intending to add remote activities, you will need to submit a new operating licence application.
Changes to your fee category
If you need to increase your fee category by 2 or more categories, then you will need to include a business plan along with 3 years financial projections.
If you need to decrease your fee category you will need to provide a full explanation of why.
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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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