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Vary a premises licence

How to make changes to your licence.

If you already have a premises licence, you can apply to vary certain licence details.

How to apply

Apply online

By post

Download, print off and complete the following forms:

pdf icon Application Form - Vary A Premisis License [810kb]


Remember to make your payment along with the application. Check the fees..

Return your application form to:

City of Wolverhampton Council
Civic Centre
St Peters Square
​WV1 1DA

How long will my application take?

We will acknowledge receipt of your application within 5 working days.

We will then process your application and tell you the outcome within 28 working days, providing there are no representations.

If you do not supply the correct information, documents or fee, your application will be rejected.

Minor variation to a premises licence

The minor variation application is designed to allow:

  • minor changes to the structure or layout of the premises
  • small adjustments to licensing hours
  • the removal of out of date, irrelevant or unenforceable conditions or addition of volunteered conditions
  • the addition of certain licensable activities


the following changes are excluded from the minor variation process and can only be changed with a full variation application.

  • Variations to add the sale or supply of alcohol to the licence
  • Extension of the licensing hours for the sale/supply of alcohol between the hours of 11pm and 7am and,
  • Increasing the amount of time during which alcohol can be sold/supplied on the premises


  • Minor variation - £89

Apply online

pdf icon Application Form - Minor Variation [37kb]

Replacing a licence

You can replace your premises licence or summary if you have lost or misplaced it.

pdf icon Replacement Premises License [23kb]


The fee for replacing a premises licence or summary is £10.50.