The DPS must hold a personal licence, and will usually be the person in day-to-day control of the premises, who authorises other members of staff to sell alcohol.
Do it online (external site)
This action takes place on another website (www.gov.uk).
Who can use this service
The current premises licence holder must apply for the variation.
The nominated DPS must complete the consent form.
The leaving DPS must complete the request to be removed.
Apply to remove the need for a DPS
Some community premises can apply to remove the need for a DPS on their licence.
The premises must satisfy several conditions in order to remove the requirement, and an application must be granted before the change can be made. Contact the licensing team for further details, or to discuss if a premises is likely to be eligible to remove this requirement.
Costs for this service
There is a £23 fee.
What you need to know...
When you have submitted your application please send an email to the Licensing Police at Licensing-LX@met.police.uk, providing the following information:
- Full name:
- Date of birth:
- Place of birth:
- Name of premises:
- Type of application submitted: