Apply for a personal functional licence

Use this service if you intend to carry out any of these roles in a casino:

  • dealer
  • cashier
  • inspector
  • pit boss
  • supervisor
  • gambling related security or surveillance

It costs £185 to apply for a licence, the fee must be paid by credit or debit card online. This fee is non-refundable.

You must be 18 or over to apply for a licence.

What you'll need

To apply for a licence you'll need:

  • an email address and mobile number to create and retrieve your application
  • all your addresses for the last 5 years and the dates you lived there
  • a credit or debit card to pay the application fee
  • details of ID documents such as your passport or drivers licence
  • copies of your police report and credit report or letter of good standing from your bank if you have lived outside the UK in the last 5 years.
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Get help to use this service

If you need support to use this service, call us on 0121 230 6666 or email