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Pay for licensing

There are a variety of ways to pay us for licensing services.

Invoice from licensing

If you have received an invoice for licensing you can pay this online.

Street trading and taxi licensing

In most areas, you can contact us to make a payment unless you received an invoice, in which case you can pay online.

Other licensing

These types of licensing can be paid online via the Central Licensing Administration Unit, unless it is an invoice:

  • Acupuncture, Tattooing, Cosmetic Piercing, Electrolysis and Semi-permanent skin colouring licences
  • Alcohol, late night refreshment and entertainment licensing
  • Boat licences
  • Dangerous wild animal licences
  • Gambling licensing and permits
  • Licences required under the Mobile Homes Act 2013
  • Licences under the Animal Welfare Act 2018
  • Mandatory HMO licences
  • Scrap metal dealer licences
  • Sex Establishment licences
  • Zoo licences
Why information is on a different website
We are in the process of adding information to this new unitary council website. Some pages will give you a link back to a previous council website to help you find what you need. Read more about the council changes.

Last updated 05 January 2023