Skip to main content  


Street collections

    collection tin

​A street collection licence is required for any person wishing to collect money on any public street or place within the City of London.

Guidance notes and information

General notes for street collections (14KB)
Guidance notes for street collections (59KB)
Street collection regulations (92KB)
Charity collections policy(278KB)

Please note that permits are issued for Tuesdays and Fridays and applications must be made no later than the first of the month preceding the month when the collection will be held.

Apply for a licence

Download an application form for street collections (31KB)

Completed applications should be returned to:

City of London licensing team
Markets and Consumer Protection
PO Box 270
London EC2P 2EJ


A prescribed form of accounts must be submitted to the licensing section within three months of the collection date.

Collection sheet (60KB)
Street collections return form (20KB)

If you would like advice or assistance with an application or licence please contact the licensing team by phone on 020 7332 3406 or send an email to the Licensing Team.