HMO Licensing fees and charges Action2022 FeeDescription Fee on application for a licence £832 up to and including 6 bedrooms, plus an additional fee of £21 for every bedroom thereafter (i.e. 7 bedrooms and above) This is the fee for an application to licence an HMO. It includes for verifying that the landlord is a fit and proper person to be a licensee. Fee on granting of a licence £173 This is the fee to be paid when the Council is satisfied that a HMO licence can be granted. Application to vary licence £272 Where an applicant applies to vary the conditions of the licence, a separate fee is payable to cover the costs. Pre-HMO licence application advice £357 This is the fee to be paid when advice is wanted prior to submitting a HMO licence, which includes a review of plans/documentation, an inspection and follow-up report.