Private rented property licensing

Fees and discounts for private rented property licences

  • Mandatory or additional licence - £1,100 for each HMO plus £30 for each habitable room
  • Selective licence - £500.

There is a further £75 discount if you are accredited under one of the following schemes approved under the London Rental standard:

  • London Landlord Accreditation Scheme (LLAS)
  • National Landlords Association (NLA)
  • Residential Landlords Association (RLA)
  • Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA)
  • National Approved Lettings Scheme (NALS)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA)

Full list of property licensing fees

The licence fee is payable in two instalments. On submission of your application the first instalment of 30% of the fee is payable to cover the processing of the application form. Once your application has been assessed the second instalment of 70% of the fee is payable within seven days of notification. The licence will only be issued once the full and final payment has been received.