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Short-term Lets

Further information for hosts can be found at Short term lets – licensing scheme part 1: guidance for hosts and operators –

You can send your application, supporting documents and appropriate fee to – or by post to Consumer & Environmental Services, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW.  Please note that we are unable to process your application without the appropriate fee being paid.  We will then contact you with an update on your application status.

List of fees and how to pay

Please note this is for a 3 year licence

Licence Type1 – 2 Guests3 – 4 Guests5 – 6 Guests7+ Guests
Home Letting and/or Sharing Licence£140£161£214£321
Secondary Letting Licence£321£375£402£428

Other Fees and Charges

Online Payments

Anyone wishing to make a payment other than by Direct Debit can do so by using the secure Capita Online Payments Portal. Payments on this site are secure. If you select Misc payments/consumer & environmental services/short term lets. Please note that refunds are not provided once applications are received and processed.

Other Available Payment Methods:

By phone on 0300 323 0090

Contact Us

Email:  Short-term Let Licensing:
Telephone:  07866 915012