Child entertainment licence
Children in performances and activities
You may need a child entertainment licence if your production or activity includes children under school leaving age as defined on the UK Government website. Productions and activities include
You need a licence so we can make sure that the child's learning and welfare are protected during the production or activity.
To apply for a licence download the form below. Applications must be received at least 21 days before the production takes place.
For amateur productions, where a group of children are not being paid for taking part, a body of persons approval can be sought instead of applying for individual licences.
You can find more information about child performances on the Scottish Government website.