Indoor sports entertainment licence

Apply and pay for an indoor sports entertainment licence.

Before you start

If you use premises to show public sports entertainment, you must have a licence from the local authority.

Licences aren't needed for premises where showing sport for entertainment isn't the main purpose of the use of the premises.

Indoor sports entertainment licence1 April 2022 to 31 March 20231 April 2023 to 31 March 2024
1 year or temporary£289£324
2 years £550£617
3 years£781£877


How to apply

Download an indoor sports entertainment licence (PDF) [197KB] (opens new window) .

What happens next?

Your application will be processed.

If you don't hear from us within a reasonable period phone 0141 577 4684.

If your application is refused

If your licence is refused you can appeal to the Sheriff by writing to Paisley Sheriff Court.

The appeal must be made within 28 days of the refusal.

Last modified on 1 April 2023