Guide HMO Licensing application form guidance

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2. Application fee

New Licence fees and Relicence fee (where there are material changes since the last licence)

Numbers of occupants in accommodation Up to 5 occupants = £600

6 or more occupants = £800*

Re-licencing fees (with no material changes) 

Up to 5 occupants = £500

6 or more occupants = £700*(* takes into account the additional officer time required to inspect and report on larger properties.)

Other relevant fees

Reminder letters (for missing documents or renewals)

First reminder – free of charge; subsequent reminders (per letter) = £60

Pre-application advice with inspection (each visit) = £150

HMO Licences will be issued depending on compliance, from 1 year up to 5 years.

The licence fee may be varied following consultation with the Private Sector Housing Manager.

Please be aware the licence is not transferable and therefore a new application will be required if the licence holder changes, this will be charged at the above rate and a separate licence will be required for each licensable property.

The Application fee must be included as part of your application.

Please download the on line form and return the completed application form to us.