A HMO licence is valid for one property and normally lasts for 5 years.
You must get a licence from us if your property:
Applications for HMOs must be made online.
If you are renewing your licence, you must submit your renewal application before your current licence expires.
Initially you will be required pay either:
If your HMO application is successful, you will then receive an invoice for a further:
Make final payment
You will need:
Apply for a HMO licence
Renew your HMO licence
We aim to process HMO applications within 12 weeks. Please wait for a housing officer to contact you to arrange an inspection.
If you have a HMO licence and you intend to reduce the number of occupants to less than five, you can apply for a 3-month temporary exemption notice.
Apply for temporary exemption notice
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