Club gaming and machine permits
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Club Gaming Permits may be granted to members’ clubs and Miners’ Welfare Institutes, but not commercial clubs, to authorise the use of up to three category B3A, B4, C or D gaming machines (three machines in total), as well as equal chance gaming and games of chance.
If a club does not wish to have a club gaming permit or if they are a commercial club not permitted to provide non-machine gaming, they may apply for a club machine permit. This authorises the use of up to three category B4, C or D gaming machines (three machines in total).
Complete the club club gaming club machine permit new renewal application form, Club gaming permit and send this with the relevant payment. Our licensing payments page explains what fees apply and how to pay them.
As well as the licence application fee, you will also have to pay an annual fee. This is due 30 days after the permit is granted. Subsequent annual fees are due on the anniversary of the granting of the permit. Our licensing payments page explains what fees apply and how to pay them.
If you have paid by debit/credit card or by bacs before you have submitted your application form then you must include a copy of your receipt with the application. Any application received without the payment will not be processed.
Holders of club gaming permits should follow the code of practice issued by the Gambling Commission. The code of practice refers to conditions for the location and operation of machines and also best practice for access to gambling by children and young persons.
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