LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

PFL application form from the Gambling Commission of the United Kingdom


Supplied by TIGA - available in information and application pack on request from TIGA.

 

As a holder of a Personal Functional Licence (PFL) from the Gambling Commission you are expected to keep gambling fair and safe by ensuring you comply with the Gambling Commission’s requirements.

 

 

Five-year maintenance check

Your initial licence fee covers the first five years of regulatory activity. You must pay a maintenance fee within 28 days of the fifth anniversary of the date the licence was issued. Please ask for further details.

At the same time, you will be asked to submit information that enables the Commission to be satisfied that you are still suitable to hold a PFL and to undertake an up to date Criminal Records Bureau check.

Full details are available by contacting us at tiga.uk@outlook.com

 

PFL photo ID form from the Gambling Commission of the United Kingdom

 

Supplied by TIGA - available in information and application pack – this will also require 2 recent passport style photographs.

 

Personal Functional Licences are required by individuals working in a casino that are going to be involved in gaming or handling cash in relation to gambling.

 

This includes the following positions

 

  • Dealer /Croupier in respect of casino

  • Pit boss

  • Security employed to watch gaming and

  • Supervisor of gaming activities

  • Cashier & or related to cash desk operations

  • You must apply and be issued with a personal functional licence (PFL) or a Personal Management License (PML) before you can start work in a United Kingdom licensed casino.

 

 

Personal ID – Current Passport or National ID card & Birth Certificate


These MUST be original documents and MUST be valid and NOT out of date.

For applicants outside of the
DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) also formerly known as a CRB check – form from the Criminal Records Bureau of the United Kingdom
UK it MAY be possible not to require this form, however, where possible we advise completion of this document in order to facilitate the best possible chance of acquiring a license.

 

As a PFL holder, you should take all reasonable steps to ensure that you do not place the holder of the operating licence in breach of their licence conditions.

In addition, you are expected to meet the conditions of your licence:

 

  • Maintain technical competence in respect of the licenced activity

  • Organise and control your responsibly and

  • Act with due care, skill and diligence

  • Have due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly

  • Have due regard to the information needs of customers

  • Manage conflicts of interest fairly

  • Work with the Commission in an open and co-operative way

  • Disclose to the Commission anything which they would reasonably expect to know.

 

Police record from the country of residence(s) over the last 5 years
 

This document MUST be translated into English and have an “official” stamp of validation and authentication from the relevant authorities required. Where applicants have lived in more than one country over a five year period it is essential to have this documentation from all countries/jurisdictions that have been lived in over this period.
 

If you have any concerns or questions about regulatory matters you should always seek advice from us at TIGA. In addition, you have a formal response to report key events involving you, your operator and the wider industry.

 

ABOUT YOU!

 

You must notify the Gambling Commission of the key events listed below within five working days, or as soon as is reasonably practicable:

 

  • Any criminal investigation you are subject to which is listed under Schedule 7 Relevant Offences of the Gambling Act 2005

  • Conviction of any offence listed under Schedule 7 – Relevant Offences of the Gambling Act 2005

  • Any current or pending investigation by a professional, statutory, regulatory or government body in Great Britain or abroad

  • The imposition of any sanction or penalty against you following an investigation by any professional, statutory, regulatory or government body in Great Britain or abroad

  • The imposition of a disciplinary sanction against you, including dismissal, for gross or serious misconduct

  • Your resignation from a position for which a personal licence is required following commencement of disciplinary proceedings in respect of gross misconduct

  • Disqualification from acting as a company director

  • The presentation of a petition for your bankruptcy or sequestration or your entering into an individual voluntary agreement

  • A change in your name or address.

 

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TESTIMONIAL

"Fast, Efficient and very Professional. I highly recommend The International Gaming Agency for attention to detail, great communication and ease of application"

 

John Wells - PML (Personal Managers License) - 2015

 

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