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New application for Mandatory HMO licence

One application is required per property. If you are applying for several flats in multiple occupation in the same building, each containing more than 5 occupants who form more than 1 household, you will need a separate application for each flat that you own.

You should ensure you have the following required documents, and can upload copies of them as part of your application:

  • A property plan with each room clearly numbered
  • Valid Gas Safety Certificate – this must not be more than 12 months old
  • Valid Electrical Safety Certificate – this must be dated within the last 5 years
  • A copy of the portable appliance test report – this must be dated within the last 2 years
  • Valid Energy Performance certificate – this must be dated within the last 10 years. Please refer to to find an assessor or retrieve an existing certificate.
  • Fire Risk assessment – this must be dated within the last 12 months.
  • A copy of your certificate of having attended a relevant training course - If you have not attended a training course you can still apply but you be will set a licence condition to complete this.
  • A copy of your planning permission, if relevant
  • Room sizes of the property in square meters

Any application submitted without copies of these documents will be returned and the property considered unlicensed until they are received.

All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

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This email address is already linked to an incomplete application. Would you like to resume the existing application, or start a new one?

Your application has now been started. If you stop your application and need to resume it at a later date, click the Resume Application link on the website and enter the following code:

This code has also been emailed to you. Please keep a note of this code so that you can resume your application later in case you do not complete it in one go.