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Making changes to your personal licence

If you hold a personal licence you may need to make changes to it. Some changes you can make using our online services. For others, you'll need to complete a form.

If your roles or responsibilities change when holding a personal licence

The activities you are permitted to carry out under a functional or management licence are different. You may need a different licence if your responsibilities or role changes.

You cannot hold both a personal functional and personal management licence at the same time.

If you hold a functional licence and need a management licence

You need to apply for a new personal management licence and pay the required fee.

When we process your management licence application, we will automatically surrender your functional licence and issue your new management licence. You will not be able to carry out the activities covered by a functional licence.

If you hold a management licence and only need a functional licence

You need to apply for a new personal functional licence and pay the required fee.

When we process your functional licence application, we will automatically surrender your management licence and issue your new functional licence.

You will not be able to carry out the activities covered by a management licence.

If you hold a management licence and need to perform the activities covered by a functional licence

You can apply to vary your management licence to allow you to carry out the activities covered by a functional licence. You will need to pay a fee of 25% of the management licence fee to change your licence. Details of how to pay this are included in the application.

We cannot issue a personal licence if you already hold one. Therefore, you'll only hold a personal management licence.

Costs to vary your licence

You'll need to pay the following administration costs for adding, deleting or amending a personal licence.

It can take around 5 days to process variations to personal licence applications if there are no mistakes in the application.
Administration costs for making changes to a personal functional licence
Change Amount
Adding a licensed activity 25% of standard licence fee
Amending a licensed activity 25% of standard licence fee
Removing a licensed activity £25 fee
Changing details (requiring a new licence to be issued) £25 fee
Adding a condition 25% of standard licence fee
Amending a condition 25% of standard licence fee
Removing a condition 25% of standard licence fee
Change of name Free

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