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A Personal Licence allows an individual to be a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) at a licensed premise that sells or supplies alcohol.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age and cannot have had a Personal Licence forfeited within the last five years. They must also hold an accredited licensing qualification and must also declare any convictions for any relevant or foreign offence.

Further information

Please read our personal licence guidance before applying because it contains important information on the application process. This includes a list of training providers and contact details.


Premises Licence and Club Premises Certificate Fees and Charges 2024/25

Please note that Mid Devon District Council no longer accept payment via cheque.


To apply online, please download, complete and email the following to

Personal licence application form(PDF)
Personal licence application form(DOCX)
Personal licence application form(ODT)

These files may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format or to request the form in the post, please email or contact us on 01884 255255.

A holder of a personal licence must notify the council of any change in their name or address or if their licence is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed. A new licence is issued for a fee, please refer to the Fees section above.

Notification of Change of Name or Address Form


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