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Single machine permits

Single machine permits are not intended to be used if you are operating a commercial business. You need a full gaming machine technical operating licence to operate a commercial business.

You may be able to apply for a single machine permit instead of a gaming machine technical operating licence if you:

  • collect gaming machines, such as fruit or slot machines as a private individual
  • want to sell, repair or maintain a single machine or part of a gaming machine.

How to apply for a permit

You'll need to complete a paper application form and return this to us.

Before you apply you should follow our guidance to help you complete the application form.

If you submit a form with mistakes, or missing information, your application could be delayed or rejected. When we receive your application we'll carry out checks to ensure that you qualify for a single machine permit.

How much it costs

The application fee for a single machine permit is £25.

How to submit

Scan your completed form and return it to us by email: licensing@gamblingcommission.gov.uk

We no longer accept forms sent by post.

Files

Some files may be not be accessible for users of assistive technology. If you require a copy of the file in an accessible format contact us with details of what you require. It would help us to know what technology you use and the required format.

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