Sport licences for children

Information about the sport licences requirement for children.

Can a child or young person participate in modelling, stage, film or television performance or a paid sporting event?


Any child from birth to the end of compulsory school age, who wishes to undertake in any kind of performance, modelling or paid sporting event, must apply for a licence from their local authority.

Please use the forms available to download below to apply for a licence.

Performance Licence Application (pdf 144kkb opens in new window)

Performance Licence Application (word 56kb opens in new window)