Licensing fees and charges

Licensing Act 2003 fees

Premises licence

New or variation fees for Premises licence applications are based on the non domestic rateable value:

BandRateable valueFeeAnnual fee
ANone to £4,300£100£70
B£4,301 to £33,000£190£180
C£33,001 to £87,000£315£295
D£87,001 to £125,000£450*£320*
E£125,001 and above£635*£350*

* may be affected by a multiplier, please contact the licensing department for further details.

Theft, loss, etc of premises licence or summary£10.50
Notification of change of name or address£10.50
Application to vary licence to specify individual as premises supervisor£23
Application for transfer of premises licence£23
Interim authority notice following death etc of licence holder£23
Right of freeholder be notified of licensing matters£21

Temporary event notice

Temporary event notice£21
Theft, loss etc.of temporary event notice£10.50


Personal licence

Application for the grant or renewal of a personal licence£37
Theft, loss etc of personal licence£10.50
Duty to notify change of name or address£10.50


Club premises certificates

New or variation fees for club premises certificate applications are based on the non domestic rateable value:

BandRateable ValueFeeAnnual Fee
ANone to £4,300£100£70
B£4,301 to £33,000£190£180
C£33,001 to £87,000£315£295
D£87,001 to £125,000£450£320
E£125,001 and above£635£350
Theft, loss etc.of certificate or summary£10.50
Notification of change of name or alteration of rules of club£10.50
Change of relevant registered address of club£10.50

Gambling Act 2005 fees

Premises licence fees

(£)Casino (large)Casino (small)Adult gaming centreFamily entertainment centreTracksBingoBetting premises (exc tracks)
Annual Fee£6,825£3,700£790£570£790£570£450
New application£6,825£6,825£1,470£1,470£2,800£2,585£2,130
Application to vary£3,415£2,940£730£730£1,410£1,290£1,115
Application to transfer£1,575£1,335£830£830£1,000£830£830
Application for provisional statement£6,825£5,932£1,470£1,470£2,800£2,585£2,130
Application for re-instatement£1,575£1,335£895£895£1,070£895£895
Convert provisional statement to full licence£1,575£1,335£895£895£1,070£895£895
Copy of licence£25£25£25£25£25£25£25
Notification of change£50£50£50£50£50£50£50

Gaming machine permits

Notification (two or less machines)£50
New applicant (more than two machines)£150
Annual fee (more than two machines)£50
Existing s.34 permit holder (more than two machines)£100
Variation to a permit£100
Transfer of a permit£25


Club gaming permits and club machine permits

New applicant£200
Annual fee£50

Small lotteries

New applicant£40
Annual fee£20

Private hire and hackney carriage fees


Driver application pack£10
New driver application£112.50
Drivers' badge (valid for three years)£305
Medical form fee£22.50
DVLA check£9
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check*£49.50
Replacement badge (lost, stolen or upgrade)£35

* arranged through a third party and prices set by the organisation.

Vehicle fees

A flat rate of £225 plus your vehicle test fee is payable to Woking Borough Council.

Additional vehicle fees are outlined below.

Vehicle test (vehicles over three years of age require two tests a year)£57*
Vehicle test - missed appointment£57*
Replacement plates (lost or stolen)£50
Transfer to Woking Borough Council licensed vehicle£80

*Subject to garage, please contact the garages direct for pricing.

Private hire operator

Operator's licence£330
Criminal Record Check (CRB)£49.50

Sex establishment licence

New applicant£13,430

Sexual entertainment venue licence

Rateable bandApplication/renewal fee (£)Variation/transfer fee (£)
A + B£15,000£1,000