Temporary events notice (TEN)

Coronavirus iconWith immediate effect the licensing team will no longer be meeting with customers. All communication will need to be done via telephone or email. All licensing applications that are unable to be done online will have to be sent by post or email. for more details visit: COVID-19 Licensing update

You can apply for a Temporary Event Notice (TEN) if you want to provide a licensable activity for less than seven days. For more details and restrictions, visit: GOV.UK –Temporary Events Notice


The cost of a Temporary Event Notice is £21 which is non-refundable.

Applying for a TEN

You will need to apply for a licence from your licensing authority which is the council where your event will take place. If you do not know who that is, you can find out by going to GOV.UK, find your local council

To apply and pay a TEN this must be done by completing one of these forms:

All forms must be submitted via the "Submit your application" button at the foot of this page GOV.UK - application for a TEN

Does tacit authorisation apply?

Yes, a decision should be reached within seven days.