Short Term Let Licensing

If you’ve just bought a property to holiday let, or you’re an existing owner considering your options, it’s important for you to familiarise yourself with the current regulations.

From 1st October 2022, new hosts and operators cannot accept bookings until they have obtained a licence.

Fife Council have produced an STL Application Help Sheet with the information required to complete the online application form.

You should include/attach:

  • Annual gas certificate (for premises with a gas supply)
  • Electrical Installation Condition Report
  • Portable Appliance Testing Report

Also, there are additional certificates you should have at hand in order to submit expiry dates where requested.

You should provide expiry dates for:

  • EPC Certificate (for premises which are dwellinghouses)
  • Buildings Insurance.
  • Public Liability Insurance.
  • Legionella Risk Assessment

We offer a service where we can assist you with obtaining the necessary safety inspections and certificates, leading to the completion of your STL Licence application on your behalf.

Please telephone our office on 01333 330219 or e mail us at

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