Please read our information about permits for gaming machines before you apply.
How to apply
If your premises is licensed to sell alcohol you have an automatic entitlement to have one or two category C or D gaming machines.
All you'll need to do is fill in a notification and send this to us.
We'll need to know:
- how many gaming machines you want and whether they are category C or D machines
- your details (as premises licence holder)
- details about the premises
- if you want a receipt for your notification
You can find out about restrictions on gaming machines in alcohol licensed premises in our guide to applying for gambling act licences.
You'll be charged a fee for this application. Please make sure you are aware of how much this will cost.
Start the journey
More info about the journey
You will need a chequebook or to telephone us with your credit or debit card details.
When we receive your notification we'll check it to make sure it's been completed correctly. We'll telephone you if there is anything else we need.
If you have filled in a request asking for a receipt we will return this to you to acknowledge your notification.
What you can do if you haven't heard from us
If you asked for a receipt to confirm that we received your notification and you haven't received this back from us within 10 days please telephone us to check we received your notification.
Length of notification
The length of the notification is indefinite as long as the premises licence issued under the Licensing Act 2003 is in place.
You can deliver your application to our offices.
If you would like to come into the office and speak to us about your application then please telephone to make an appointment.