Chaperone licences

All children licensed by a local authority to perform must be supervised at all times by a licensed chaperone/matron or the child’s parent.

Apply for a Chaperone licence

Chaperones are licensed by the local authority in which they reside and are subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

Please read our guide to working with children who perform(pdf, 582KB) before applying.

To request an application pack, please contact the Child Licensing Officer on 020 8487 5217. Please note that there is currently a charge of £58, which is the cost of processing the whole licence including all checks and training.

Please note that the application process can take up to eight weeks.

Updated: 14 February 2018