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Licence to collect money for a charity

You must have a licence to collect money for a registered charity on streets or house-to-house.

Street collections

A licence is required for general street collections for a registered charity. Sponsored walks do not need to be licensed but 'moving collections' such as carnival processions and events which involve collecting from the public along a route will require a permit.

Due to high demand only 1 collection may take place on any one day in any one location in Harborough district. You can check if the date you want to make your collection is available by contacting us at licensing@harborough.gov.uk

Apply

There is no fee for this application.

Application to licence a street collection - your application will be processed within 10 working days.

Supply a return for a street collection - following a collection you must tell us the donations that you have received

Find out more about a street collection licence.

 

House-to-house collections

A licence is required to undertake collections from door-to-door or from one public house to another.

You must be a registered charity to perform a house to house collection. 

Apply

There is no fee for this application.

Application for a house-to-house collection licence - your application will be processed within 10 working days.

Supply a return for a house-to-house collection - following a collection you must tell us the donations that you have received

Find out more about a house-to-house collection licence.