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Personal Management Licence (PML)

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Apply for a management licence online.


You must hold a PML if you are responsible for the following activities at licensed gambling operators:

  • overall strategy and delivery of gambling operations
  • financial planning, control and budgeting
  • marketing and commercial development
  • regulatory compliance
  • gambling-related IT provision and security
  • management of licensed activity for a particular area in Great Britain where you have five or more sets of premises for which you hold a premises licence
  • management of a single set of bingo and/or casino licensed premises.

You will only ever need to hold one PML, regardless of however many management activities you carry out.

It costs £370 to apply for this licence, the fee must be paid by credit or debit card online. This fee is non-refundable.

You must be 18 or over to apply for a licence.

Nominated officers in casino businesses

An appointed nominated officer for anti-money laundering is not required to hold a PML, but we consider it good practice.

It can take up to 8 weeks to process a personal management licence if there are no mistakes in the application.
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