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Street collection licence

Licence summary

In partnership with EUGO LogoTo collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in Cheshire West and Chester, you need a street collection licence.

Where to find help

Apply online

You can apply to licence a street collection or supply a return for a street collection on the Gov.UK website.

General enquiries

For further information about street collection licences, please contact the Licensing team. 

Eligibility criteria 

No provision in the legislation.

Regulation summary 

Application evaluation process 

No provision in the legislation.

Will tacit consent apply

Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the local authority by the end of the target completion period.

Target completion

You can expect to be contacted by the Licensing Team within 14 days of receipt of your application. We would normally expect to let you know our decision on your application within 30 days of receipt.

Failed application redress 

Please contact Cheshire West and Chester Council in the first instance.

Licence holder redress 

Please contact Cheshire West and Chester Council in the first instance.

Consumer complaint 

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form of a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, further information about making a complaint can be found on the Information for Consumers page of this website. 

Public register or database

Trade associations 


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