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Licence activities

Information, requirements and fees for all activities we issue licences for.

Published: 1 April 2021

Last updated: 19 April 2021

This version was printed or saved on: 15 April 2024

Online version: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/licensees-and-businesses/guide/licence-activities

Overview: These are the types of gambling licences you will need to run your gambling business.

Arcades licence activities

Adult gaming centre

Family entertainment centre

Betting licence activities

Non-remote general betting standard operating licence

Non-remote general betting limited operating licence

Non-remote betting intermediary licence

Non-remote pool betting operating licence

Remote general betting standard real events licence

Remote general betting standard virtual events licence

Remote betting host real events licence

Remote betting host virtual events licence

Remote general betting limited licence

Remote betting intermediary operating licence

Remote betting intermediary trading rooms licence

Remote pool betting licence

Bingo licence activities

Non-remote bingo operating licence

Remote bingo operating licence

Remote bingo game host operating licence

Casino licence activities

Non-remote 1968 Act casino operating licence

Non-remote 2005 Act casino operating licence

Remote casino operating licence

Remote casino game host operating licence

Gambling software licence activities

Non-remote gambling software licence

Non-remote linked licences gambling software

Remote gambling software licence

Remote linked licences gambling software

Gaming machines licence activities

Non-remote gaming machine technical - full licence

Non-remote gaming machine technical - software operating licence

Non-remote gaming machine technical - supplier licence

Non-remote linked licences gaming machine technical

Remote gaming machine technical - full licence

Remote gaming machine technical - supplier licence

Remote gaming machine technical – software operating licence

Remote linked licences gaming machine technical

Lottery licence activities

Non-remote society lottery operating licence

Remote society lottery licence

Non-remote external lottery manager operating licence

Remote external lottery manager operating licence