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House to house collection permit

Licence summary 

To carry out house-to-house collections for charitable purposes in Wales you need a licence from the local authority.

Eligibility criteria 

Applications must be in the form prescribed by the local authority.

You must be a fit and proper person.

Regulation summary 

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence (new window) (House to House Collections Act 1939)

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.

Fees

No fee is required for this application.

Apply online 

Application for a house-to-house collection licence (new window)

Supply a return for a house-to-house collection (new window)

Failed application redress

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

You have the right to appeal to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Appeals must be lodged within 14 days of the refusal.

Licence holder redress 

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

You have the right to appeal to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Appeals must be lodged within 14 days of the decision.

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 a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Citizens Advice (new window) will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre (new window).

Contact details

Licensing Section, Public Protection, Flintshire County Council, County Hall, Mold, CH7 6NF

Telephone: 01352 703030

Email: licensing@flintshire.gov.uk

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