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Child performance licence

The opportunity to perform can benefit children and young people.

There is, however the potential for children and young people participating in performances to encounter risks both in terms of their immediate safety and their longer term well-being.

New regulations have been introduced for licensing the participation of children and young people in performances and specified sporting and modelling activities.

Further information and guidance relating to these new regulations are available from the Scottish Government website.

Making application for a Child Performance Licence

Download and complete a   Performance Licence Application (Word doc) [98KB]  our checklist will also provide  additional guidance (Word doc) [45KB] . For larger group performances you can apply for a  Body of Persons Application (BOPE) (Word doc) [101KB] .

The completed form, and associated documents, must have reached South Ayrshire Council not less than 21 days before the first performance, or activity for which the licence is requested, or the licence may not be granted.

Email: edservicesperformancelicence@south-ayrshire.gov.uk
Phone: 01292 612268