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Charity collection licence

If you want to collect for charity on the street or door-to-door, you must complete our online house-to-house collections application form or street collection application form.

You should contact the licensing team at least one month before your proposed street collection/house-to-house collection date date to discuss available dates. All applications should be accompanied with a letter of authority from the charity you are collecting for.

Please read out regulation documents:

pdf icon House to House Collections Act 1939 [41kb]

pdf icon Street collection regulations [69kb]

Please note:

  • it is an offence to collect money - or goods for resale - for charity without a valid permit
  • no permit will be issued if the Form of Statement has not been submitted for the previous collection.
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