Please read our information about occasional use notices before you apply.

How to apply

If you want to allow betting on a track for up to eight days a calendar year you can apply for an occasional use notice.

You'll need to fill in a paper version of the occasional use notice form and send it to us in the post or bring it into our office. Paper applications can be requested by emailing the team at As well as sending us a copy you'll also need to send one copy to the police

We'll need to know:

  • your details
  • information about the premises
  • the nature, dates and times of the event
  • if there have been any previous occasional use notices at the premises


You'll need to hold a relevant operating licence issued by the gambling commission to be able to apply. 

An occasional use notice can only be used for a maximum of eight days or less in any one calendar year in one location.


There is no fee for an occasional use notice.