If the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS), who is the person responsible for the sale of alcohol at your premises, has changed, you (the premises licence holder) will need to apply to Vary the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS).
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 a DPS Variation application, with you as the applicant, and submit a DPS consent form, signed by the prospective DPS. There is an application fee of £23.
You can apply and pay online using our application form here:
Or download and complete a DPS Variation application form
You can also apply to vary a DPS via gov.uk at Apply online to vary a DPS
The person who will be the new DPS will also need to sign a DPS Consent Form . This form shows that they give their consent to be named as the person responsible for the sale of alcohol on the premises.
If you are not applying online via the gov.uk website you must also submit your DPS Variation application and DPS Consent form to East Sussex Police Licensing. Their details can be found on the Responsible authorities page.