Street collection permit

How to apply

To collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in England or Wales, you require a street collection licence from us. Please complete the online form Street Collection Permit, refer to the street collection regulations & guidance for information. Don’t forget to submit your street collection returns form within 1 month of the event (see downloads).

How to complain about a street collection permit holder

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you – preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, please seek consumer advice from Citizens’ Advice.