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Licensing - Applications for a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)

A licensed premises which sells or supplies alcohol must appoint a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) who possesses a valid Personal Licence.

There can only be one Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) at a premises. The Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) does not need to be on the premises at all times however, the DPS will be held responsible for anything that happens at the premises.

Please note: There is no such thing as an 'new' application to be a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS). This is because the initial appointment of a DPS at any premises is included within the premises licence application process.