Apply for an amusement machine licence

A Gaming Machine (Amusement with Prizes) Licence is required to operate any kind of amusement machine made available for public use, which involves a game of chance and offers prizes.

This applies to the following types of establishment:

  • Pubs and Hotels
  • Clubs
  • Amusement Arcades
  • Bingo Halls

A licence is required for any pub or licensed premises operating more than two gaming machines. A licence is also required for any other permitted premises (e.g. amusement arcades) operating any number of machines. The licence must be renewed every three years.

Apply for a Gaming Machine Licence online

Alternatively, download a Gaming Machine (Amusement With Prizes) Licence Application form (PDF)

How to pay

Pay for a Gaming Machine Licence online

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