Licences and Permits
The current COVID-19 situation is making access to normal services including the postal service challenging. Therefore, until further notice, ALL applications must now be completed electronically, or scanned on and emailed to email@example.com. If you have problems doing this and need further advice, please contact the Licensing Team on 01304 872295 and we will endeavour to help as best we can.
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Dover District Council is the licensing authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005. We also administer a number of other different licences and permits.
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Alcohol, Entertainment and Late Night Food licensing.
Information and application forms for premises and personal licences.
Apply to licence drivers, vehicles and operators.
Other licences/permits we issue
Help with rules and regulations for existing and new businesses.
Contact the Licensing Section
Telephone: 01304 872295