Any of the following may apply for a premises licence:

  • anyone who carries on, or proposes to carry on, a business which involves the use of the premises for licensable activities to which the application relates
  • a person who makes the application pursuant to any statutory function discharged by that person which relates to those licensable activities, or any function discharged by that person by virtue of Her Majesty's prerogative
  • a recognised club
  • a charity
  • the proprietor of an educational institution
  • a health service body
  • a person who is registered under Part 2 of the Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14) in respect of an independent hospital [in Wales]
  • a person who is registered under Chapter 2 of Part 1 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 in respect of the carrying on of a regulated activity (within the meaning of the Part) in an independent hospital in England]
  • a chief police officer of a police force in England and Wales
  • a person of such other description as may be prescribed

Applicants must not be under 18 years of age.