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Additional Licensing

What does it mean for me as a landlord?

If you own a property and you or your agent are letting it out to 3 or 4 unrelated people you will need to get a licence from the council.
It may also mean that you must upgrade the fire protection in the property, abide by the licence conditions and the management regulations. Details of all these requirement can be found on our HMO webpage.

What do I have to do?

If your property will be affected by this scheme then please apply for an Additional Licence by clicking here. Please note that if you want to save your application at any time then you will have to make a MySandwell account before you start the application. If you don't want to make a MySandwell account then please be aware that any progress that you have made on your application will not be saved.

How much will it cost?

Additional Licensing Fees will be the same as the HMO Licence Fees.

First application for an HMO licence

First payment

Second payment






Renewal Licence Fee

First Payment

Second Payment






The proposed Licence Holder may claim any of the following discounts for being a member of the following landlord organisations or for second and subsequent properties.
Membership of Midland Landlords Accreditation Scheme (MLAS) and National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) £165.00
Membership of National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) or similar organisations £55.00
Discount for second and subsequent properties £55.00

The Licence will be for 5 years. If we have any issues with the property then we can make the Licence period shorter.


Pages in "Additional Licensing"

  1. What is Additional Licensing
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  3. Will my property be included?
  4. What is a HMO?