To collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in England or Wales, you require a street collection licence from your local council .
Before you apply
Please read through the guidance notes below carefully before completing the application form.
Please note - an application for a permit shall be made in writing not later than one month before the date on which it is proposed to make the collection.
- Street Collection Guidance Notes (PDF)
- Street Collection Application Form (PDF)
- Regulations & Conditions made by Bedford Borough Council with regard to Street Collections (PDF)
Pay for your licence
Street Collections licence are FREE