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Sitting out licences - licence renewals

If you have an existing sitting out licence, at the end of the licence period, you can renew it for another 12 months.

Before you apply

Check the licence information, eligibility criteria and conditions.

Charge and validity

Renewals will be honoured at no charge to the applicant, and they are valid for 12 months.

Apply for a licence (renewals)

Download an application to request a renewal to a sitting out licence. If an establishment requires a sitting out licence for the first time, please see our new licence information.

  1. download and print the application on paper
  2. return completed application by email to SittingOutLicences@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Download application

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