Apply for a Selective Licence

Landlords who rent out a property in certain areas of Salford, must obtain a licence from Salford City Council.

You can apply online for a Selective Licence by following the three step process below. Guidance notes for each step are available at the bottom of the page.

Please note: if you are going to manage the property yourself and hold the licence you must complete both step 1 and step 2.

Step 1: Register the manager of the property

The manager of the property should complete this section. This may be an employed 'Managing Agent' or the landlord if they manage their own property.

Once the manager is registered, you will be given an ID number, this will be needed to complete step 3.

The manager will need to send in a Basic Disclosure, obtained in the last three months. You obtain this directly from Disclosure and Barring Service who charge a fee.

When the manager of the property has their Basic Disclosure they will need to post it to us along with the ID number:

Landlord Licensing and Accreditation
Unity House
Chorley Road
Swinton
Salford
M27 5BY

Step 1: Register as the manager

Check to see if your manager is already registered

Step 2: Register as the proposed licence holder

The person who is going to hold the licence will complete this form.

Once the licence holder is registered, you will be given an ID number, this will be needed to complete step 3.

The proposed licence holder will also need to send in a Basic Disclosure, obtained in the last three months. You obtain this directly from Disclosure and Barring Service who charge a fee.

When the licence holder has their Basic Disclosure they will need to post it to us along with the ID number:

Landlord Licensing and Accreditation
Unity House
Chorley Road
Swinton
Salford
M27 5BY

Check to see if your licence holder is already registered

Step 3: Register the properties

Anyone can complete this step and you must have a manager ID number (obtained from step 1) and a proposed licence holder ID number (obtained from step 2).

Use the buttons below to check if your manager and/or licence holder have already registered with us.

Check to see if your manager is already registered

Or

Check to see if your licence holder is already registered

You cannot register the property without these ID numbers.

Step 3: Register the property

This page was last updated on 14 November 2019

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