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Gambling and Lottery Licences

Information about Gambling and Lottery Licences.


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The Licensing Board deals with the following Premises Applications and Permits:

Premises Applications  Permits 
Bingo HallsUnlicensed family entertainment centre gaming machine permits
CasinosPrize gaming permits
Betting PremisesLicensed premises gaming machine permits
Adult Gaming CentresClub gaming permits
Family Entertainment Centre               Club machine permits

The Licensing Board also deals with Registration for Small Society Lotteries.

How do I apply for a Gambling Premises Licence?

There are a number of conditions which will be attached to each type of premises licence. You can download them below:


How do I apply for a Gambling Permit?

Please return your completed application form with the appropriate fee to our licensing section.



  • The fee for a new application for grant is £300.
  • The fee for a change of name is £25.


Gambling Policy Statement

The current Gambling Policy Statement came into force on 29 April 2019:


Responsible Authorities under the Gambling Act 2005

The Gambling Commission: 
Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
Birmingham B2 4BP
Tel: 0121 230 6666
Fax: 0121 233 1096 

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
HM Revenue and Customs
National Registration Unit
7 Cochrane St
G1 1HY
Tel: 0843 506 0281/ 0300 200 3300
Email: nru.betting&

Police Scotland
Chief Constable
Police Scotland 
Greater Glasgow Licensing Department
851 London Road
G40 3RX
Phone: 0141 532 4740

Scottish Fire and Rescue Services
Scottish Fire & Rescues.
Bothwell Road
Tel: 01698 300999

The Planning Authority
Glasgow City Council
Planning Development Control
Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability
727 London Road 
G40 3AQ 
Phone: 0141 287 8555

Environment Authority (usually Environmental Health)
Glasgow City Council
Environmental Health
Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability
727 London Road 
G40 3AQ 
Phone: 0141 287 2000

An authority for the protection of children (usually Children's Services)
Glasgow City Council
Social Work Services
City Chambers
80 George Square
G2 1DU
Phone.: 0141 287 2000


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Last modified on 20 June 2024

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