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Personal Licence

A Personal Licence permits the holder to authorise the sale of alcohol from a premise that is licensed for the sale of alcohol by retail such as a pub, off-licence or supermarket.

 

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Department: 

Licensing Team, Vale of Glamorgan Council, Civic Office, Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4RU

 

Application Process 

To apply for a Personal Licence applicants must complete and submit application including the following:

  • Relevant application form
  • Disclosure of Convictions and Declaration form
  • Original certificate of the accredited licensing qualification
  • Criminal conviction certificate, DBS certificate or PNC check. Enquire at your local police station
  • Prescribed fee
  • 2 passport type photographs, one of which must be endorsed by a solicitor, notary, person of standing in the community or any professionally qualified person with a statement verifying that the photograph is a true likeness of the applicant
  • Proof of right to work and live  - See application guidance notes for further information.

 

 

Conditions

The licence is portable throughout England and Wales. To apply for a Personal Licence you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or over
  • Not have any relevant convictions as spelled out in the Act
  • Hold an accredited licensing qualification
  • Not have forfeited a personal licence within 5 years of the application

 

 

Fees

Prescribed fee of £37

 

Accredited personal licence qualification providers

The Home Secretary has accredited the following personal licence qualifications under the Licensing Act 2003, commencing on 1 April 2011:

 

BIIAB (QCF Recognition number RN5118)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number 501/1494/3

 

BIIAB, Wessex House, 80 Park Street, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3PT

 

CIEH (QFC recognition number RN5238)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number 601/2104/X

 

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, Chadwick Ct, 15 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ

 

 

 

HABC (QCF Recognition number RN5219)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number 500/9974/7

 

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance Ltd, Highfield House, Sidings Court, Lakeside, Doncaster, DN4 5NL

 

 

IQ (QCF Recognition number:RN5330)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number: 601/4980/2

 

Industry Qualifications, Head Office, Coppice House, Halesfield 7,Telford, TF7 4NA

 

 

 

LASER (QCF Recognition number RN5326)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number 600/6446/8

 

Phoenix House, Pyrford Road, West Byfleet, Surrey KT14 6RA

 

 

NCFE (QCF Recognition number RN5156)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number 600/1323/0

 

Q6 Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE12 8BT

 

 

 

Pearson Education Ltd (QCF Recognition number RN5133)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number: 601/3483/5

 

Pearson Education Ltd, 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL

 

 

SQA (QCF Recognition number RN5167)

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Qualification accreditation number 600/1269/9

 

The Optima Building, 58 Robertson Street Glasgow G2 8DQ.

 

 

 

Training Qualifications UK

Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

(QCF Recognition number RN5355)

Qualification accreditation number 601/6508/X

 

84 Liverpool Road, Cadishead, Manchester, M44 5AN

 

 

 



Please contact these bodies directly for information on courses, costs and availability in your area.

 

 

Offences and Penalties

Personal Licence holders must inform the issuing Licensing Authority of any changes in their circumstances. It is an offence not to do so.

 

 

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