Alcohol licence application forms and guidance notes

Renewal of Personal Licence

You must make an application to renew if your Personal Licence was granted on 1 September 2009 and this requires to be carried out before 31 May 2019. You can apply to renew from 31 August 2018 and the absolute deadline for submitting a Personal Licence renewal application is 31 May 2019. It is recommended that you apply as early as possible.  A £50 fee will be payable for the Personal Licence Renewal.

You should make arrangements with an accredited trainer to book an early place on a Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holder (Refresher) (SCPLH) as the training sessions are likely to fill up quickly and 

  • Make your renewal application as soon as you can within the renewal period (see above), checking the form and guidance notes carefully to ensure that you are making a competent application. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted and will be returned to you or your agent for amendment which will significantly delay the process.
  • Once in receipt of your training certificate, apply to renew your Personal Licence by:- a) Completing the application form icon Application for a Personal Licence [46Kb] or, b) applying online (see below). 
  • 31 May 2019 is the deadline for the valid submission of your Personal Licence renewal application.  This is the last possible date for Licensing to receive your valid application, regardless of the "expiry date" of your Personal Licence.
  • Failure to renew your Personal Licence on time will result in your Personal Licence being revoked and you will no longer be able to act as a Premise Manager or authorise the sale of alcohol. You will also no longer be permitted to apply for Occasional Licences as a Personal Licence Holder.

How do I apply?

Apply online

Alternatively, you can download the relevant application forms and documents below and return to Perth & Kinross Council, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GB along with your payment.

Personal licence

Download forms and guidance notes

Premises licence

Download forms and guidance notes

Premises licence - transfer and variations

Download form

Extended hours

Download form

Occasional licence

Download form and guidance notes


Contact details

Alcohol Licensing (applications and payments)

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 475180