Late hours catering licence

Apply and pay for a late hours catering licence.

If you intend to use premises between 11pm and 5am for the sale to or consumption by the public of meals or refreshments either on or off the premises, you'll require a late hour catering licence for the premises.

Regulation summary

Legislation.GOV.UK - Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982


A late hours catering licence is:

  • £179 for 1 year
  • £341 for 2 years
  • £484 for 3 years

It costs £40 to change a catering licence.

There's no cost to supply a certificate of compliance or to cancel a late hours catering licence.

Apply online via the GOV.UK website

Download an application form

Icon for pdf Download a late hours catering licence [195.52KB].

What happens next?

Your application will be processed. If you don't hear from us within a reasonable period phone 0141 577 4684.

If your application is refused

If your licence is refused you can appeal to the Sheriff by writing to Paisley Sheriff Court.

The appeal must be made within 28 days of the refusal. 

Last modified on 12 August 2020

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