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Paying fees

You can pay for all applications and personal maintenance checks submitted online, using a credit or debit card when you submit your application.

If you make changes to your licence which require a fee to be paid, these can be paid when the change is made, online, using a credit or debit card.

Application fees must be paid with the application, so the Commission does not send out invoices for application fees. We only send invoices for annual fees.

However, once an application and fee payment is received, the invoice number is viewable online in eServices.

Pay operating fees online

You can pay invoices and annual fees online in eServices.


We do not accept American Express, Visa Electron cards or cheques.

3D Secure

All our online payments use 3D Secure (opens in a new tab). This adds an extra level of security for the payment and prevents fraudulent card use.

The card you use to make payments online must be registered to you and you may be required to authorise the payment using a banking app, verifying a code or entering a PIN or password as part of the payment process.

Third party payments no longer accepted

Just as we expect operators to do, the Commission must counteract any potential attempts at money laundering through the Commission, both within and outside the UK.

The Commission no longer accepts third party payments for the payment of application and licence fees except for payments from solicitors who are subject to scrutiny by independent authorities.

Employees of gambling organisations who are applying for a personal licence or whose maintenance fee for that personal licence is due, must make the payment themselves.

Paying by bank transfer

Where applications or changes are made via paper or offline, you can pay fees by bank transfer.

Make sure you include your account number if you have one (how to find your account number) and the full name of the licensee or applicant in the payment details or we will not be able to apply the payment and the application will not be processed.

UK bank details

Account name
Gambling Commission Income Account
Sort code
Account number

International bank details

GB57 BARC 2005 7520358363
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