Cinema Licensing

Premises used for the public exhibition of films are required to be licensed under the Cinema (NI) Order 1991.

No film shall be exhibited unless it has the relevant certificate from the British Board of Film Censors.

The annual fee for Cinema Licence is £600

The fee for a Transfer of Licence is £120

How to apply:

Application forms can be obtained from:

Licensing Section
Building Control Department
Newry and Mourne District Council
O’Hagan House
Monaghan Row
BT35 8DJ


Telephone (028) 3031 3000

or by clicking on the link below:

Cinema Licence Application Form