Gambling Commission to move all services online from 1 November 2019


The Gambling Commission has announced that with from 1 November 2019 – in line with its drive to move its services online (that it says will make it “more aligned with other organisations”) – it will:

  • no longer accept hard or emailed copies of applications that can be made online and
  • return to the applicant any hard copy or emailed applications received by it that can be made online.

The Commission explains that it is doing this to “improve standards relating to safety and security of applications and supporting information, improve turnaround times for applications and enable our employees to focus on decision-making”.