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If you wish to take over a premises licence, you must make an application to transfer it and also obtain consent from the existing licence holder.

Further information

Please read our premises licence transfer guidance before applying as it contains important information on the application process.



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


Apply online

To apply online, please download and complete:

Premises licence transfer application form(PDF)
Premises licence transfer application form(DOCX)
Premises licence transfer 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.

Please return via email to After submission of your completed form, we'll contact you to confirm receipt and arrange payment with you directly.

If you submit it online we will forward it to the Police and the Home Office. The consent of existing premises licence holder to transfer form must be completed separately and emailed to us at

Apply by post

If you are submitting it hard copy you will have to post your application to:

  • Licensing, Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton EX16 6PP
  • Licensing Department, Devon & Cornwall Constabulary, Launceston Police Station, Moorland Road, Launceston, PL15 7HY
  • Home Office, Alcohol Licensing Team, Lunar House, 40 Wellesley Road, Croyden, CR9 2BY

You must also complete and return the consent of existing premises licence holder to transfer form to us.

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