Licensing fees

Before making an application please ensure, where applicable, that you have read the accompanying guidance notes.

Completed applications should be accompanied by any supporting documentation and the correct fee. Cheques should be made payable to Aberdeen City Council. Please note that application fees are non-refundable.

How to pay

Pay online using our payment portal

Please change the filter from all shops to licences to find the correct fee.

Payment may be made by post to:

  • Licensing
    Legal Services
    Aberdeen City Council
    Business Hub 6
    Marischal College
    Aberdeen, AB10 1AB

Or in person at:

  • Customer Service Centre
    Marischal College
    Aberdeen
    Opening hours are: 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday
    Payment can be made by cash, cheque, debit or credit card. 

Payments in respect of taxi and private hire car applications can also be made at the Taxi Inspection Centre at Kittybrewster. Methods of payment are cash, cheque, debit or credit card.

Please note: before re-applying we recommend that you refer to these web pages for any updates to application fees.

For advice or to submit an application, contact the Licensing team

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