Excise Notice 39: spirits production in the UK

What spirit manufacturers need to do to comply with HM Revenue and Customs.



This notice cancels and replaces Notice 39 (June 2017).

If you’re applying for a licence to produce spirits, the application form in Section 14 of this notice, has been replaced by form DLA1.

Published 1 January 2012
Last updated 5 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Section 14.1 updated to clarify when a rectifier or compounder doesn't need a licence to re-distil, combine or mix spirits.
  2. Updated Excise Notice 39 cancels and replaces the previous version issued on 1 January 2012.
  3. First published.