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If you intend to use a property as a house in multiple occupation you will need to obtain a licence.

A house in multiple occupation is a property which is occupied by at least three people who come from different families and are using it as their main or only residence. The property requires to meet prescribed physical and management standards.

Licence fees

 Type of licence Fee
 Houses in multiple occupation - grant  £584
 Houses in multiple occupation - renewal  £366

Apply for a licence or renewal

Online via our GLAMIS system

You can also download and print the application form below:

House in multiple occupation application (PDF 77Kb)

Licence conditions

House in multiple occupation licence conditions (PDF 65Kb)

Contact Information


Licensing Board Administration
London Road
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 07557 168826

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