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If the holder of a premises licence dies, becomes insolvent or becomes mentally incapable, an interim authority notice can be applied for which will allow the premises to trade until the licence can be transferred.

An interim authority notice will lapse after 3 months if a transfer application hasn’t been made.

Apply for an interim authority notice

Download and complete the interim authority notice form [PDF 345KB]. Submit the form together with the fee of £23.

A copy of the application must be sent to the Licensing Unit at Blackpool police and to the Home Office (Immigration Enforcement).

Alternatively you can apply online.


Licensing service

Municipal buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF
Telephone 01253 478572

The licensing service is available to contact by telephone between 10:00am and 2:00pm Monday to Friday or visit in person by appointment only at the licensing desk at Blackpool Council's Customer First Centre on Corporation Street .