Shropshire Council

Prize gaming permit

This licence permits the use of prize gaming machines. You don't need any kind of licence to run gaming machines that don't offer a prize at all, or don't offer a prize worth more than the price you pay to play the machine.

The duration of the permit is ten years.

Am I eligible to apply for a prize gaming permit?

Yes, if you are the owner or occupier of premises where facilities with for gaming with prizes are/will be made available.

What is it for?

To permit the use of prize gaming machines. You don't need any kind of licence to run gaming machines that don't offer a prize at all, or don't offer a prize worth more than the price you pay to play the machine. The duration of the permit is ten years.

Who needs one?

Anyone occupying or proposing to occupy a premises where facilities with for gaming with prizes are/will be made available.

How long will it take?

You should allow up to two months for the application to be processed.

How much will it cost?

There is a fee for issuing this document, which is taken when you apply.

What will I need before I apply?

  • Completed application form
  • Fee
  • Please see application form for any additional requirements

Apply now

Download the form, complete it on your home computer, and email it to licensing@shropshire.gov.uk

Download the form

Download the form, print it out, fill it in and post your application along with the fee if applicable to:

The Licensing Team, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND

Download the form