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How to apply for a Sex Shop Licence

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A Sex Shop Licence is required for any premises used for a business which consists to a significant degree of selling, hiring, exchanging, lending, displaying or demonstrating sex articles.

Schedule 2 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 provides further information on the requirements for a licence.

How do I Apply?

If you are considering applying for a Sex Shop Licence you should contact the Licensing Authority in the first instance for an outline discussion regarding the application.

How much does it cost?

Please refer to our pdf icon Fees and Charges [120kb] document for details of the current fee and accepted payment methods.

The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.

Can someone object to an application?

Any person can make an objection or representation against a grant or renewal application during the 28 day consultation period. 

Read our guidance on making an objection or representation for more information.

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