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Vary a designated premises supervisor (DPS)

Make a variation online.

Where the supply of alcohol is one of the licensable activities, there must be a designated premises supervisor (DPS).

There can only be one designated premises supervisor at a licensed premises. This person must hold a personal licence and should normally be the individual who is in day to day control of the premises.

The designated premises supervisor must be appointed by the premises licence holder and must consent to their appointment.

How to apply

Apply online

By post

Download, print off and complete the following forms:

pdf icon Application Form to Vary a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) [777kb] 

pdf icon DPS Consent Form [567kb]


The fee to vary a designated premises supervisor is £23.

Return your application form to:

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