Shropshire Council

Club gaming or club gaming machine permit

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Am I eligible to apply for a club gaming or club gaming machine permit?

A club gaming permit is a permit authorising gaming in members’ clubs and miners’ welfare institutes; specific detailed provisions apply. A club machine permit is a permit authorising up to three gaming machines (categories B, C or D) in members’ clubs, miners’ welfare institutes and commercial clubs. If you're the occupier/proposed occupier of premises intended to be used by the applicant for club gaming.

What is it for?

These permits allow you to operate up to three gaming machines from category B3A and below. Use the gaming categories link on this page to view the categories.

Who needs one?

Anyone wishing to make a new application for a club, or to convert an existing one, or to change the name on one.

How much will it cost?

This is no cost for this licence.

What will I need before I apply?

  • Completed application form
  • Fee
  • See application form for additional requirements

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Download the form, complete it on your home computer, and email it to

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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

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