Apply for a Landlord Licence

Landlord Licensing - Liverpool's Selective Licensing Scheme

Anyone who rents a property out to tenants in Liverpool must have a Landlord Licence. The property owner or managing agent must make sure this licence is valid at all times.

Under the current scheme licences run until 31st March 2020. 

If five or more people live in the property you may need to apply for an HMO Licence not a Landlord Licence. Find out more about HMO licences.


See our 'Fees discount and exemptions' page for information on fees.

How to apply

To apply for a licence, please download and complete the form below

Completed application forms must be returned by email to or posted to:

Landlord Licensing
Liverpool City Council
Cunard Building
Water Street
L3 1AH 

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Download the application form

Track an existing application submitted online

The online application form is no longer available for new applicants. However, if you have already made an application online you can track it's progress via our Licensing and Regulations system (LAR).

Track an existing application in LAR

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