An occasional licence is issued under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 to allow unlicensed premises to sell alcohol for a period of no more than 14 days.
A licensed private members club can also apply for an occasional licence if they intend to provide a function or event that is open to non-members.
Read our guidance on applying [354kb] for information on the application process including details of:
If you plan to submit your application at our Service Desk, you must make an appointment using our .
Appointments are available Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. Read more about Licensing Appointments.
Please refer to our Fees and Charges [65kb] document for details of the current fee and accepted payment methods.
The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.
In terms of Regulation 18 of the Licensing (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2007, the licensing board is required to give notice for a period of 7 days of any applications received for occasional licence.
During this 7 day period any individual can object to the application.
Read our guidance on making an objection or representation for more information.