Stage hypnotism licence

If you are giving an exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism in Fife, you must have permission from Fife Council.

You must comply with any conditions attached to the hypnotism licence or added to any existing Public Entertainment Licence for the premises.


There are no restrictions in law on who may apply for this licence.

A licence is not needed for an exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism: 
  • for scientific or research purposes
  • for the treatment of physical or mental disease

Click here for a summary of the regulation relating to this licence

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the Do it Online box at the right of this page.

No fee is payable for this licence.

Your application will be sent to the Chief Constable of Fife Constabulary for comment.

Tacit Consent will not apply as It is in the public interest that the Council must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the Council within a reasonable period, please contact the Regulation Team.

Refused Application

Please contact Fife Council if you wish to find out why your application was refused.



Regulation Team
Tel: 03451 55 11 77 Contact Regulation Team online
By Post: Fife House North Street Glenrothes Fife KY7 5LT
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