Temporary events notice (TEN)

You can apply for a Temporary Events 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 Events Notice is £21. This is made payable to West Suffolk Council.

Applying for a TEN

You will need to apply for a licence from your licensing authority. The licensing authority is usually 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

If you would like to apply for a TEN, please click the link below:

Please ensure you serve a copy of the notice to Suffolk Police and the Public Health and Housing Department.

Does tacit authorisation apply?
Yes, a decision should be reached within seven days.