HMO Application Proposal

This form is for NEW applications only. If you wish to renew an existing HMO licence then please use our HMO Renewal Application form.

If your property falls under the Additional Licence scheme and your HMO licence has an expiry date between 24 January 2021 and 9 June 2021 then you need to complete a new application form (even if your licence is still in force)

Welcome to the online application form for HMO licensing.

Please be aware that in order to complete the form you must have the following:
Register of HMO Licences

Each HMO licence must be listed in the Register of Licences, which is available for inspection by members of the public at all reasonable times.

The following details will appear:The authority for the Register is Section 232(1)(a) of the Housing Act 2004 and SI 2006 No 373 Reg11.

  • Details (including an email address) of:
    • Applicant
    • Proposed Licence Holder
    • Manager
    • Owner / Joint Owners
    • Long Term Tenant(s) / Leaseholder(s)
    • Any other person willing to be bound by the conditions of the licence
    • Mortgage Provider(s) and account number(s)
  • You must have informed these people of your intention to apply for an HMO licence before submitting your application. You will be asked to provide the date on which you (the Applicant) informed them.
    • Knowledge of the criminal record, if any, of:
    • Applicant
    • Proposed Licence Holder
    • Manager
  • Details of any accreditations, qualifications and memberships of landlords associations held by the proposed Licence Holder.
  • Knowledge of the existing Planning status of the house.
  • Details regarding the facilities and amenities of the house.
  • Details of the tenancy agreement.
  • Details of the scheme in which the tenancy deposit is held.
  • Name and address of the Licence Holder
  • Name and address of the Manager
  • Address of the licensed HMO
  • A short description of the HMO including the number of storeys, rooms and amenities
  • A summary of the Licence Conditions
  • The maximum number of persons or households permitted to occupy the HMO

The authority for the Register is Section 232(1)(a) of the Housing Act 2004 and SI 2006 No 373 Reg11.

This form usually takes about 20 minutes to complete. You cannot save the application. We will send you a copy of all information submitted. Please note that after 60 minutes of inactivity the form will time out and any information you have entered will be lost.