Private rented property licensing

Apply for a private rented property licence

The person making the application is usually the licence holder. This is typically the person who is in control of the property and the person who receives the rent. This could be the owner or landlord, however it could also be a manager employed by the owner.

You can only apply for one licence per property. You cannot transfer a licence to another person.

Before you apply

Please read the application guidance for private rented property licences 

Start your application

See guidance for landlords on legal obligations and general management responsibilities.

Refund policy

We will only issue a refund for a property licence under the following circumstances:

  • The property is outside the designated licensing area
  • A duplicate application has been made in error