Welcome to Dundee City Council's Licensing information. 


To view the online registers visit the Public Licensing Register area of this website. 

You can request a list of application by licence type. The list costs £20 per licence type and this can requested by emailing and we will send you a link to make payment.

What type of licence do you need?

  1. Liquor Licences
    A Licence to sell alcohol either on the premises or off the premises, including applications by Voluntary Organisations for Occasional Licences.
  2. Gambling Act 2005 (Various Gambling Licences)
  3. Taxi or Taxi Driver Licences & Private Hire Car Licences
    A Licence to operate a taxi or private hire vehicles or a taxi badge to drive a taxi.
  4. Civic and Miscellaneous e.g. second hand dealers, window cleaners etc.
    Licences other than those at 1 to 3 above.
  5. Parades and Processions
  6. Animal Welfare Licences

Note: To ensure that anyone applying for licences has the latest versions of documents, we would ask that they regularly utilise this website, rather than store copies on their own computer over time.

All of the above licences are dealt with by the Licensing Section and you can contact us (office hours are 8.45am to 4.45pm):

Applying and paying online

If you want to apply and pay online you can send the application to and any supporting information required. Once you have sent the application we will send you a link to make payment.

The Private Sector Services Unit deals with applications for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).

Police Scotland also have a Licensing Section. You can contact them on 01382 591633.