Street collection licences

You’ll need a street collection licence if you intend to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in any street or public place.

Before making an application, you must check the availability of the date/s 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.

Is there an appeals process?

Please contact us in the first instance.

After the collection

You must submit a returns form to us after the collection.

Buckinghamshire Council regulations for street collections

Apply online for a street collection licence

Supply a street collection return online


For more information please complete our online contact form.