London Borough of Croydon

Gambling licences services & information

  • Adult gaming centre premises licence

    If you run a business where Category B, C and D gaming machines are operated you must have a premises licence. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005.

  • Alcohol licensed premises gaming machine permit/notification

    As a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005, you must have either a permit or submit a notification to hold a premises licence to sell alcohol and run a business where category C and D gaming machines are operated.

  • Betting (other) premises licence

    If you operate a bookmakers you must have a premises licence. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005.

  • Betting track premises licence

    If you operate a sports track or stadium where betting takes place you must have a premises licence. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005

  • Bingo premises licence

    If you operate a bingo hall you must have a premises licence. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005.

  • Club gaming permit

    If you run a private members club and operate up to 3 gaming machines of category B4, C or D plus games of chance then you must have a permit. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005

  • Club machine permit

    As a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005, you must have a permit to run a club and operate up to three category B4, C or D gaming machines.

  • Family entertainment centre premises licence

    If you run a business where Category C and D gaming machines are operated you must have a premises licence. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005.

  • Prize gaming permit

    If you run a business offering games of chance for prizes, for example card games, you must have a permit. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005

  • Small society lottery registration

    If you want to raise funds for a charity or organisation such as a church or school by selling raffle tickets you must have a registration, subject to certain conditions.

  • Unlicensed family entertainment centre permit

    If you run a business where Category D gaming machines are operated you must have a permit. This is a requirement of the Gambling Act 2005