Westminster City Council is responsible for granting and the enforcement of a large range of licences, permits, notices and permissions within the City of Westminster. These include licences for business premises and personal licences for individuals, street trading and gambling as well as a whole range of general licences including sex establishments, marriage venues, zoos and pet shops. You can apply and pay for the majority of these licences online.
When determining licence applications, we welcome comments from people living or running a business near the premises. You can access the licensing register and licensing news to keep up to date on all applications received, granted and refused.
Pay the annual fee for your premises or gambling licence online.
You can search for specfic licence requirements for your business in Westminster
Find out how to apply for a range of premises, personal, street trading, temporary event notices and other licences. It is simple to apply and pay for the majority of our licences online.
We offer a chargeable pre-applicable advice service for LA03 applications. This will support your application and mitigate any problems which may arise during the application process.
We will visit the premises to ensure they are satisfying their licencing requirements in relation to issues including trading hours and noise
You can now view the new online public registers for all premises applications and licences. You can also track applications and set up notifications relating to applications in an area.
We offer BIIAB Level 2 Personal Licence Holder training and Licensing Practitioner training. It is simple to book and pay online.
Whatever your interest, Westminster City Council welcomes and encourages you to get in touch with suggestions for improvements to the site. Please tell us how useful this page was to you.