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Apply now for Visitor Ready

New and free-to-use, Visitor Ready enables hospitality and tourism businesses to showcase their compliance with the laws governing their industry.

The accreditation provides a digital badge and a secure storage and reminder system for your key documents. 

How long does it take?

The eligibility assessment and application sections will take 20 minutes to complete if you have all your documentation ready. Read our FAQs or see below to check what documents you'll need.

What if I have multiple businesses/locations?

Applications are made for each business separately. If you have multiple businesses and locations, you'll be able to add the additional ones after you have completed your initial registration and application. 


Upgrading to the Visitor Ready Digital Package

Businesses can upgrade to our higher tier at the start or end of the application process. Approved businesses will appear on within a few days. AA and VisitEngland quality assessed businesses do not need to upgrade – their Visitor Ready badge will be added to their current page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The eligibility assessment and application will take 20 minutes to complete if you have all your documentation ready.

You’ll need digital copies of the following documents:

Public liability insurance (Please ensure that public liability is specified in the schedule and the date is shown.

Employment liability insurance (This is applicable if you employ staff part or full time).

Fire risk assessment (The assessment or review date must be present on the document and not older than 24 months.)

Gas safety certificate (If applicable to your property.)

Food hygiene rating (This is applicable to restaurant and food outlets. Please supply your food agency website URL reference.)

If you don’t have all the documents, you can save your progress and log in again to add them later.



If you have more than 10 businesses then we can help you get the accounts set up, but you will still have to provide the documentation for each business. There is the option to add another account user to help with this process.

If approved for Visitor Ready, you will receive:

– a digital badge for your website
– a secure online wallet to keep all of your compliance documents in one place
– automated updates when it's time to renew your key documents

You'll also get the opportunity to upgrade to Visitor Ready Plus.