Hypnotism Licence

If you wish to show, demonstrate or perform a hypnotism act in public, you must have authorisation from the local authority where the act is to take place.

The Hypnotism Act 1952 empowers licensing authorities to attach conditions to a hypnotism licence to regulate or prohibit the public performance of an exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism on any person.  You must comply with all conditions attached to the hypnotism licence.

How to apply:

A daily performance fee of £93.00 is required.

Hypnotism licence application form - download application form
Hypnotism licence guidance notes
Hypnotism Act 1952 Conditions

It is in the public interest that East Cambridgeshire District Council must process your application before it can be authorised.  If you have not received a response to your application within a reasonable period, please contact us.  You can do this online if you applied through the UK Welcomes service, or use the contact details below:

The Licensing Department, East Cambridgeshire District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4EE
Tel: 01353 665555

If you are an applicant or a third party, you should always contact us in the first instance if you have any queries, concerns or cause for complaint preferably in the form of a letter with proof of delivery.

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