Change of licence holder name and address

The premises licence holder must let us know as soon as is possible of any change to name and/or address.

Fees and charges

There is a fee of £10.50 that must accompany the change of name or address notification.

How to notify

A notification of a change to a Premises Licence holders/DPS name and/or address must be made to the Licensing Authority for the area in which the premises is situated.
The notification of a change of name or address must be accompanied by the Premises Licence (or the appropriate part of the licence) or, if that is not practicable, by a statement of the reasons why the licence (or appropriate part) cannot be produced).
The licence (or part) will be updated and then returned to the holder for display/reference. 


Applications and credit/debit card payments can be made using the UK Welcomes webpage on the GOV.UK website:

In writing to:

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Licensing, Legal Services, PO Box 634, Barnsley, S70 9GG

Please ensure you enclose a cheque for the correct amount, made payable to Barnsley MBC. Your application will not be considered to be valid without receipt of the necessary payment.

What happens next

We will acknowledge receipt of your notification within five working days. We will endeavour to process your notification within 10 working days.

Supporting information


A person commits an offence if they fail, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the above requirements. A person guilty of such offence is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.

Trade associations

ALMR - Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers
BECTU - Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union
FLVA - Federation of Licensed Victuallers Associations


If you want to make a complaint about a licensed premises, please contact us. See also Review of a Premises Licence.