Stage Hypnotism permit

If you wish to show, demonstrate or perform a hypnotism act in public, you must have authorisation from the local authority in England and Wales. If you are performing in Scotland, you must have permission, or the premises must hold a premises or other entertainment licence.

You must comply with any conditions attached to an authorisation.

Service standards

We will acknowledge your application within 4 working days

We will determine your application within 2 months

Permit fees and charges

The authority will charge a fee that you will pay on-line to process your application.

The fee is the same whether you apply on-line or by post ( or UK Welcomes do not charge an additional fee for on-line applications).

Will tacit consent apply?

No. It is in the public interest that we must process your application before it can be granted.  If you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, please contact us.


Please contact us in the first instance.


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Application for a stage hypnotism permit

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Application for a stage hypnotism permit

Contact Details

Environmental Health and Licensing
Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House
01438 242908