House-to-house collections

How do I apply for a house to house charity collection licence?

Before making an application, you must check the availability of the date or dates you require with us.

Then download and complete the application form below.

We’ll make any necessary enquiries to check the integrity of the collection.

The promoter of the collection must be fully aware of the regulations associated with charity collections. Information is available on

There is no fee.

After the collection

You must submit a returns form (see below) to us after the collection, showing the amount of money collected from each tin, along with a list of the collectors.

If more than £400 was collected, a notice must go in the local paper.

For more information please complete our online contact form.

Apply online for a house-to-house collection licence

Apply online for a house-to-house collection return