Fees

The Alderney eGambling Ordinance , 2009 provides for licence fees.

The Alderney eGambling Regulations, 2009 provide for all fees related to the application process and ongoing regulation of the industry.

The Alderney eGambling (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 updated the fee structure.

Below is a table summarising all fees and penalties as of 1st April, 2015.

Fees

Item Licence or Certificate Description Fee
1 Category 1 eGambling Licence For a licensee with no previous licensed activity in Alderney as a Category 1 eGambling licensee, for its first year £17,500
2 Category 1 eGambling Licence For a new application which does not satisfy the criteria set out in item 1 of this Table  £35,000
3 Category 1 eGambling Licence (Band A) For renewal by a licensee whose annualised net gaming yield is less than £500,000  £35,000
4 Category 1 eGambling Licence (Band B) For renewal by a licensee whose annualised net gaming yield equals or exceeds £500,000 but is less than £1 million £60,000
5 Category 1 eGambling Licence (Band C) For renewal by a licensee whose annualised net gaming yield equals or exceeds £1 million but is less than £5 million  £80,000
6 Category 1 eGambling Licence (Band D) For renewal by a licensee whose annualised net gaming yield equals or exceeds £5 million but is less than £7.5 million £130,000
7 Category 1 eGambling Licence (Band E) For renewal by a licensee whose annualised net gaming yield equals or exceeds £7.5 million but is less than £20 million £200,000
8 Category 1 eGambling Licence (Band F) For renewal by a licensee whose annualised net gaming yield equals or exceeds £20 million but is less than £30 million £290,000
9 Category 1 eGambling Licence (Band G) For renewal by a licensee whose annualised net gaming yield equals or exceeds £30 million £400,000
10 Category 1 eGambling licence listed in items 3 to 9 (inclusive) of this Table Annual gambling business association fee £3,000 per gambling business associate
11 Category 2 eGambling licence For a licensee with no previous licensed activity in Alderney as a Category 2 eGambling licensee, for its first year £17,500
12 Category 2 eGambling licence For a new application which does not satisfy the criteria set out in item 11 of this Table £35,000
13 Category 2 eGambling licence For renewal by a licensee £35,000
14 Category 2 eGambling licence listed in item 13 of this Table Annual gambling business association fee. Where the person who holds the Category 2 eGambling licence also holds a Category 1 eGambling licence (“existing Category 1 eGambling licensee”), the calculation of the annual gambling business association fee (in relation to the Category 2 eGambling licence) shall exclude any gambling business associate reported by an existing Category 1 eGambling licensee to be associated with the existing eGambling Category 1 licensee. £3,000 per gambling business associate
15 Temporary eGambling licence Annual licence fee £10,000
16 Core services associate certificate  Annual certificate fee £10,000
17 Category 2 associate certificate For a certificate holder with no previous licensed activity as a Category 2 associate certificate holder, for its first year £35,000
18 Category 2 associate certificate For a new application which does not satisfy the criteria set out in item 17 of this Table £50,000
19 Category 2 associate certificate For renewal by a certificate holder £50,000
20 Category 2 associate certificate listed in item 19 of this Table Annual gambling business association fee £3,000 per gambling business associate
21 Hosting certificate nil


Annualised net gaming yield
shall be calculated by reference to regulations made by the Commission under the Alderney eGambling Ordinance 2009.

Deposits and Penalties

Deposits(GBP) eGambling Licence Core Services & Category 2 Certificate Hosting Certificate Temporary Use Licence Key Individual 
Initial deposit £10,000 £5,000 £5,000 £5,000 £1,000
Supplementary
deposit
£5,000 £5,000 £5,000 £5,000 £1,000
Modification fee £100 £100 £100 £100 £100
Financial penalties Maximum £25,000 None £25,000 None £25,000

Operational Fees

Operational Requirement Initial Deposit Supplementary Deposit 
Approval of Internal Control Systems £10,000
Changes to Internal Control Systems £5,000
Approval of Gambling Equipment £5,000
Endorsement of approval of equipment
on Associate Certificate
£5,000
Inspections of operations £7,500
Special Investigations £5,000 £2,000

Costs incurred by the Commission, its staff and agents will be based on the following hourly rates. These rates are adjusted annually.

COMMISSION AND STAFF

Hourly rates:

  • Commissioners                              £140 per hour
  • Directors                                         £120 per hour
  • Deputy & Assistant Directors      £100 per hour
  • Administrative staff                      £  50 per hour

Disbursements at cost

AGENTS

Hourly rates £65 to £250 per hour (depending on the seniority of the person)
Disbursements at cost.

BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS

The bank account details of the Commission are available from the Assistant Director, Licensing.