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You may pay licence application fees using online facilities or by following the appropriate link in the table below. 

Below are the reference numbers you will need for the various types of licence application and the fee payable 

Once you are in the online payments area, at Step 2, there is now a further option to select ’07 Licence Fees’ as a Payment Type.  Use this option and the reference you will need is the following specific code:

Licence Application Type Reference Amount £
Animal Boarding and doggy day care (new)
Application fee
Grant fee
8512/11400IN0160  
286.00
193.00
More than one animal activity eg boarding and dog breeding 8512/11400IN0175 109.00
Animal activity licence Variation/Re-evaluation fee 8512/11400IN0168 218.00
Approved venue fees 11503/8517REG0004 1500.00
CSE awareness training  8537/11360IN0790 50.00
Dog Breeding
Application fee
Grant fee
8512/11400IN0631  
328.00
193.00
Dual drivers
Borough resident
Resident elsewhere
8537/11360IN0245  
122.00
142.00
Explosives Licence - new premises
1 Year
2 Years
8200/22110IN0639  
105.00
136.00
Explosives Licence - registered premises renewal
1 Year
2 Years
8200/22110IN0639  
52.00
83.00
Explosives Licence - stores licence (per licence per year)
1 Year
2 Years
8200/22110IN0639  
178.00
234.00
Explosives Licence - stores renewal
1 Year
2 Years
8200/22110IN0639  
83.00
141.00
Explosives Licence - all year retail sale of fireworks (yearly)  8200/22110IN0639 500.00
Hiring out horses
Application fee
Grant fee
8512/11400IN0169  
412.00
277.00
Dangerous Wild Animals (plus Veterinary fees) 8512/11400IN0163 359.00
Selling animals as pets
Application fee
Grant fee
8512/11400IN0167  
286.00
193.00
Keeping or training animals for exhibition 8512/11400IN0174 479.00
Zoo (plus veterinary fees) - 4 yearly 8512/11400IN0163 835.00
Client Transport Authorisation - 3 years 8527/11405IN0187 85.00
Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence
Borough resident
Resident elsewhere
8537/11360IN0180  
113.00
133.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence 8537/11360IN0181 412.00
Petroleum storage - not exceeding 2500 litres
Licence - 1 year
Licence - 2 years
Licence - 3 years
8200/22110IN0639  
44.00
88.00
132.00
Petroleum storage - exceeding 2500 but not 5000 litres
Licence - 1 year
Licence - 2 years
Licence - 3 years
8200/22110IN0639  
60.00
120.00
180.00
Petroleum storage - exceeding 5000 litres
Licence - 1 year
Licence - 2 years
Licence - 3 years
8200/221101N0639  
125.00
250.00
375.00
Private Hire Driver's Licence
Borough resident
Resident elsewhere
8537/11360IN0182  
113.00
133.00
Private Hire Vehicle Licence 8537/11360IN0184 220.00
Private Hire Operator's Licence New - 1year 8537/11360IN0183 502.00
Private Hire Operator's Licence New - 5 year 8537/11360IN0183 2510.00
Private Hire Operator's Licence Renewal - 1 year 8537/11360IN0183 410.00
Private Hire Operator's Licence Renewal - 5 years 8537/11360IN0183 2050.00
Bedford Town Centre Street Trading Consent (food) 8514/11400IN0453 4510.00
Bedford Town Centre Street Trading Consent (non-food) 8514/11400IN0453 2980.00
Outside Bedford Town Centre Trading Consent 8514/11400IN0453 252.00
Highways Tables and Chairs 8514/11400IN0453 338.00
Scrap Metal Dealers Site Licence 8200/11400IN0406 306.00
Scrap Metal Dealers Collector Licence 8200/11400IN0406 153.00
Sex Establishments - Grant 8512/45210IN0171 4500.00
Sex Establishments - Renewal 8512/45210IN0171        2500.00
Tattooist, piercing and electrolysis 
Premises
Individual
8512/22107IN0172  
156.70
92.50
Charitable Permits
(Small Lotteries) Registration of Non-Commercial Society - New  8512/45210IN0173 40.00
(Small Lotteries) Registration of Non-Commercial Society - Renewal   8512/45210IN0173 20.00
Licensing Act 2003
Premises Licence 8537/11401IN0177  Various
Minor Variation of Premises Licence 8537/11401IN0177  89.00
Club Premises Certificate 8537/11401IN0178  Various
Minor Variation of Club Premise Certificate 8537/11401IN0178  89.00
Temporary Event Notice 8537/11401IN0179  21.00
Personal Licence 8537/11401IN0176  37.00
Gambling Act 2005
Bingo Premises Licence 8512/11400IN0177 3150.00
Betting Premises (excl Tracks) 8512/11400IN0177 2700.00
Tracks 8512/11400IN0177 2250.00
Family Entertainment Centre 8512/11400IN0177 1800.00
Gaming Centre 8512/11400IN0177 1800.00
Gaming Machines Notification (2 machines on licensed premises) 8512/11400IN0177 50.00
Gaming Machine Permit 8512/11400IN0177 150.00
Club Gaming Permit 8512/11400IN0177 200.00