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House to House Collections Licence


To carry out house-to-house collections for charitable purposes in England you need a permit from the Local Authority.

The House to House Collections Act 1939 requires that a permit is obtained to collect money or articles for charitable purposes on a door to door basis.

Applications must be in the form prescribed by Sedgemoor District Council.

You must be a fit and proper person.

Only registered charities may apply for and use House to House Collection Permits. 

Fee: There is no fee for a House to House Collections Permit. 

Further details on House to House Collections can be downloaded below. 

Application to carry out a House to House collection can be made by downloading and returning the form below or, if you prefer, you can apply online: 

The return of an expenses form following a House to House collection can be completed online:  Supply a return for a House to House collection

pdf Application Form to Undertake House to House Collections [48.9KB] pdf House to House Collection [12.33KB] pdf House to House Collection Regulations [51.65KB]