This section provides potential licence applicants with the information they need to allow them to make a complete licence application. Three types of licence are available from the Commission: a general licence; a specialist licence; and a self-supply licence. Guidance on all three types of licence can be found below.

The licence guidance includes an outline of the legal framework for licence applications, guidance on our approach to assessing applications and the fitness of applicants, and an explanation of the steps involved in the application process. There is also advice regarding the information to be submitted with an application, including how to complete an application form and prepare a business plan.

Finally this section sets out the application form and guidance for transferring a licence from one entity to another.”