How will the Immigration Act affect you?

What is the Immigration Act? 

Schedule 4 of the Immigration Act 2016 was implemented on 6 April 2017 and specifically relates to the Licensing Act 2003. It placed a duty upon Licensing Authorities to prevent individuals without lawful immigration or right to work permissions from being granted a personal or premises licence. 

How will it affect you? 

On submission of your application, you will be required to present a copy of a document showing your right to work permission in the UK. If you are unable to provide the required documentation, a licence will not be granted.

You can find a list of acceptable documents in the Download section

Applications affected by the Act;

  • New premises applications for the sale of alcohol and/or late-night refreshment. *Excluding applications made by a limited company or applications for regulated entertainment only.
  • Transfer of premises licence *Excluding applications transferring the licence to a limited company.
  • New personal licences.

Contact Us

Should you require any further information regarding your right to work documentation please email us.