For the first time there are two separate licences; one for an individual and one for the premises.
A Personal Licence is only required to sell alcohol under a premises licence.
To supply alcohol in a members club, or simply provide regulated entertainment or supply hot food or drink between 11:00pm and 5:00am a Personal Licence is not needed.
The licence is portable, like a driving licence and from April 1st 2015 no longer needs to be renewed. A Personal Licence is granted by the Local Authority where the individual normally resides.
In order to be granted a personal licence an individual:
You can apply for your Personal Licence here, with Poppleston Allen. You will need to answer a questionnaire and send it to us. One of our legal team will check the answers, complete an application form and send it with the appropriate fee and documentation to the appropriate Licensing Authority.
Alternatively, Poppleston Allen are pleased to offer a one-stop-shop to gaining the APLH qualification and obtaining your Personal Licence. While you are taking the one-day course, the tutor will guide you through the application form during your lunchtime break, check the details and send the forms for processing.
In conjunction with the BII, we have created an exam compiled from past paper questions.