Licensing Application Surgery with Night Czar & Ministry of Sound

04 October 2017

Amy Lamé, Night Czar of London, has invited us to host her night surgery at Ministry of Sound on Thursday 12 October.

At this event licence holders and applicants will be able to find out more about the online licence application process and discuss problems and queries. We will also be explaining the change to the new online system and how best to use your online account.

Several of our licensing experts will be on hand to offer one-to-one help and advice on the following:

  1. New and existing applications for new applicants and licence holders
  2. ID documents and visiting the Post Office
  3. Security industry qualifications
  4. Criminality Checks
  5. How to use your online account
  6. Business enquiries on individual licence applications

How long an application will take/has taken with no progression

Choose from 3 time slots between 18:00-21:00 and let us know which one you'll be coming to when you register.

To register to attend a session, click here.

Please note that at the event we will not be able to offer the following:

  • A decision being made on the day on an ongoing application.
  • Resolving any outstanding “Further Information Request”.
  • We will not be able to take any documents in support of your application.
  • We will not be checking documents or taking payments.
  • We will not be uploading any qualification details

NB: This is a ticketed drop-in session. When registering, you will have the option to choose a time-slot to attend the event.

Further information:

  • The Security Industry Authority is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry in the United Kingdom, reporting to the Home Secretary under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001. The SIA's main duties are: the compulsory licensing of individuals undertaking designated activities; and managing the voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme.
  • For further information about the Security Industry Authority or to sign up for email updates visit The SIA is also on Facebook- this link opens in a new window (Security Industry Authority) and Twitter- this link opens in a new window (SIAuk).