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Hypnotism authorisation

Licence summary

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.

Permission in Scotland is obtained from the authority issuing the premises licences.

You must comply with any conditions attached to an authorisation.

Eligibility Criteria

Fees maybe payable if you apply to a London Borough Council.

Regulation Summary

A summary of the eligibility criteria for this licence

Application Evaluation Process

No provisions in legislation

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the local authority by the end of the target completion period.

Target Completion Period 28 calendar days.

See Licence Application Fees.

Apply online

Apply for a hypnotism permit


Public Protection Services, 16 Lord Street, Wrexham, LL11 1LG

Phone: 01978 298990
Email: licensingservice@wrexham.gov.uk

Failed Application Redress

Please contact Wrexham Council in the first instance.

Licence Holder Redress

Please contact Wrexham Council in the first instance.

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Citizens Advice Consumer Service will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Trade Associations

Agents Association


National Entertainment Agents Council

Society for All Artists (SAA)