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Houses in multiple occupation (HMO)

Apply for a HMO licence

You can apply for a HMO licence online. You can find out if you need a license using our guide. There is a fee to pay based on the number of occupants. Each HMO must have a separate licence.

As part of your application you will need to provide:

  • a floor plan (a line drawing including dimensions)
  • a PAT certificate
  • an energy performance certificate
  • a gas safe certificate (if applicable)
  • a fire risk assessment
  • a copy of the tenancy agreement
  • an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)
  • an alarm maintenance certificate (if applicable)

A licence is valid for five years.

Type of HMO Fee to pay
Up to five occupants £1,156.40
Each additional occupant £66.85

Apply for an HMO licence

We will typically carry out a property inspection within six months from the date we issue your licence.