Charity collections

Street collections

If you want to collect money for the benefit of charitable or similar purposes you'll need a licence from us.

Collections can take place in the city centre and other shopping areas throughout the city. The Barbican and Hoe are excluded as collection areas.

The location and number of other collections taking place on the specified date will be taken into consideration when issuing the licence.

We'll check the suitability of the applicant and will check that the money collected goes to the stated purpose of the collection.

Cost

There is no fee.

Apply for a street collection licence

House-to-house collections

If you want to carry out house-to-house or pub-to-pub collections for charitable purposes you'll need a licence from us.

We'll check the suitability of the applicant and will check that the money collected goes to the stated purpose of the collection.

Cost

There is no fee.

Apply for a house to house collection licence