If you wish to sell or supply alcohol, you will need to hold a personal licence.

All alcohol serving premises with a premises licence will need at least one personal licence holder, one of whom will be named on the premises licence as the Designated Premises Supervisor.

A personal licence holder must:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Not have forfeited a personal licence within 5 years prior to making an application
  • Not have been convicted of any relevant or foreign offence
  • Possess an accredited licensing qualification (or equivalent)

Step 1 - apply for basic disclosure

To become a personal licence holder you must first apply for a basic disclosure and attain one of the following qualifications:

  • BIIAB Level 2 Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Accreditation No 100/4866/2
  • GOAL Level 2 Certificate for Personal Licence Holders Accreditation No 100/4865/0
  • GOAL Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holder Accreditation No 100/50401

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Paperclip You will need to pay an application fee of £25.00

Apply for a basic disclosure

Step 2 - apply for a personal licence

  • Download the application form and send it to us with your payment
  • You must also send us a completed disclosure of convictions and civil immigration penalties and declaration form
  • The cost for this licence is £37.00

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Paperclip You will need provide two photographs, one of which is endorsed as a true likeness of you by a solicitor or notary, a person of standing in the community or any individual with a professional qualification and a copy of any licensing qualification or proof that you are a person of prescribed description.

Download application form

Download disclosure of convictions form

After you've applied

  • If there are no objections and the applicant fulfils the application criteria, the application will be granted.

Relevant authority details

West Yorkshire Police
  • West Yorkshire Police
  • Address C/O Kirklees Licensing Service, Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, HD1 6LG
  • Phone 01484 456859
  • Email rw913@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk
Kirklees Council

Training centres

Woodspeen Training
TLC Associates
  • TLC Associates
  • Address Headway Business Centre, Knowles Lane, Dudley Hill, Bradford, BD4 9SW
  • Phone 01274 470090
CLJ Consultants
  • CLJ Consultants
  • Address White Lea Farn, Freizland Lane, Greenfield, Huddersfield, OL3 7EY
  • Phone 07871 559441
  • Email info@cljconsultants.co.uk
Jane Griffiths
  • Allan Fold Public House
  • Address Warley Road, Halifax, HX1 3SU
  • Phone 01422 343126
  • Phone 01422 367564
  • Email allanfold@hotmail.co.uk

Contact Licensing

  • Kirklees Licensing Service
  • Address Flint Steet Depot, Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, HD1 6LG
  • Phone 01484 456868
  • Email licensing@kirklees.gov.uk