Wealden District Council
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Vary a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)

This application changes the person at a licensed premises who is responsible for the sale of alcohol.

All businesses and organisations selling or supplying alcohol, except members clubs and certain community premises, must have a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS). The DPS must hold a personal licence for the sale of alcohol.

If the DPS for your premises licence has changed you (the premises licence holder) will need to complete the online application and submit it together with a DPS consent form, signed by the prospective DPS and a fee of £23.

You can apply and pay online using our application form here:

Apply online to vary a DPS

You can also apply to vary a DPS via gov.uk at Apply online to vary a DPS

If you cannot apply online for any reason, download and complete the DPS Variation application form and DPS Consent Form and post to Licensing, Town Hall, Bexhill, TN39 3JX. Please provide contact details on your form for us to collect payment.

If you are not applying online you must also submit your DPS Variation to the relevant authorities.

We cannot assist with the completion of applications and advise anyone having problems with applying to instruct the services of a solicitor or Licensing Agent.