Child performance licence

pdf icon Child performance licence [78kb] is required for a child to take part in a performance to be recorded (by whatever means) with a view to its use in a film intended for public exhibition, to take part in public performances in theatre etc.

In order to process the application the following must be included:

  • Completed application form
  • Completed medical declaration from parent/guardian
  • Letter from child's Head Teacher
  • Copy of child's birth certificate
  • Two identical photos of the child (must be taken during the six months preceding the application) alternatively an electronic photograph can be submitted, as long as it meets the criteria of: plain background, head and shoulders straight on photograph. 
  • A copy of the contract, draft or other documents containing particulars of the agreement
  • A declaration under Section 38(1)(a) or (b) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1963

The application form must be sent 21 days before the start of any performances.

Please note:  Unfortunatley we cannot accept photographs of documents, originals or scanned documents must be provided.

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