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Apply for an HMO Licence

Apply for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Licence.

You must apply for a licence as soon as your property becomes licensable or if you are purchasing it, as soon as you take control of the property.

Application form

Icon for word HMO Licence Application Form [216.5KB] Icon for pdf HMO Licence Application Form [236.73KB]

Download the application form and save it to your computer.

Once you have completed the form and saved it, send it along with all supporting documents to or by post to Private Sector Housing, Mendip Council, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5BT

This document explains what you need to include to support your application Icon for pdf HMO Licence Checklist [100.03KB]

Licensing fees and payments

 Icon for pdf PSH Fees [39.8KB]

The correct fee must be paid before your application is valid.  You can pay by either sending a cheque to the above address or by Icon for pdf BACS [169.58KB] 

Please note that the fees are currently being reviewed

Valid application

All the information required above, including a fully completed application form and fee must be submitted before your application is considered valid and complete.  Failure to provide all the information may result in your application being rejected and leave you open to enforcement action. 

If you require the forms in a different format please contact us.

See our FAQs for more information.

Data protection and the public register of HMOs

Visit our Data Protection page to see how your information will be held, why we need it and how some of it will be made public.