Information on the Licensing Act 2003 is available on legislation.gov.uk
or from your local licensing authority.
1. Licensing qualifications
Licensing qualifications are dealt with in section 120(8) and (9) of the Licensing Act 2003.
2. Right to work/immigration status:
A personal licence may not be issued to an individual or an individual in a partnership which is not a limited liability partnership who is resident in the UK who:
does not have the right to live and work in the UK; or is subject to a condition preventing him or her from doing work relating to the carrying on of a licensable activity. Any personal licence issued in respect of an application made on or after 6 April 2017 will become invalid if the holder ceases to be entitled to work in the UK.
Applicants must demonstrate that they have the right to work in the UK and are not subject to a condition preventing them from doing work relating to the carrying on of a licensing activity. They do this by providing with this application copies or scanned copies of the following documents (which do not need to be certified).
Documents which demonstrate entitlement to work in the UK
An expired or current passport showing the holder, or a person named in the passport as the child of the holder, is a British citizen or a citizen of the UK and Colonies having the right of abode in the UK [please see note below about which sections of the passport to copy].
An expired or current passport or national identity card showing the holder, or a person named in the passport as the child of the holder, is a national of a European Economic Area country or Switzerland.