Temporary Event Notice

A Temporary Event Notice (TEN) is a notification that an individual intends to carry on licensable activities for a period not exceeding 168 hours. More on Temporary Event Notices.

Please note:

  • You must apply for a TEN no later than 10 working days before the event not including the day of submission or the day of the event.
  • Left it too late?  The latest you can apply for a ‘late TEN’ is 5 working days before the event (but not earlier than 9 working days).

Your application will be reviewed and approved/declined by Dover District Council and Kent Police. We will not share your details with anyone else without your consent. 

The fee for a TEN is £21

Please have the following information ready 

  • About you: your contact details and National Insurance number
  • The premises: Information about the premises including premises licence and club premises certificate numbers (if applicable)
  • The event: Type of event, dates, number of people and the licensable activities that will take place
  • Personal licence: Personal licence details and licence number (if applicable)
  • Previous notices: number of previous TENs
  • Associates and business colleagues: TEN applications by your associates and colleagues
  • Your debit or credit payment card

If you need help or advice please call 01304 872295 or email licensing@dover.gov.uk.

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