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Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

Graphic results

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Licences and Permits

The Licensing Authority is required to review its policy every 5 years. The draft policy is now available to view here Licensing Policy 2022 - 2027

The 4 week consultation period runs until 29 November 2021, and any comments should be sent to licensing@dover.gov.uk.

If you wish to obtain a hard copy of the draft licensing policy, please contact the Licensing Team by email as above, or by calling 01304 872295.

The Licensing Register is currently undergoing maintenance. The Maintenance should be completed on Wednesday, 9th. If you have any queries please call us on 01304 872295


Licensing Act 2003

View current Applications ».

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.

View our Licence Register »




Licensing Act 2003 »

Alcohol, Entertainment and Late Night Food licensing.  

Gambling »

Information and application forms for premises and personal licences.

Taxis »

Apply to licence drivers, vehicles and operators.

Animal Welfare Regulations 2018 »

New laws relating to Animal Activity Licensing are now in force. Visit our dedicated home page for more information.