Last updated on 03 May 2023

Licensing frequently asked questions

We license more than 800 establishments that store and use human tissue for purposes such as patient treatment, organ transplantation, post mortem examination, research, teaching, and public exhibitions.

The information below covers the most common questions we receive about applying for a licence, the roles of people named on a licence, adding new activities to a licence, extending the area of premises being licensed, adding satellite sites and challenging HTA licensing decisions.

General information
Individual roles and responsibilites
Licence conditions
Licence revocation or alterations