If you are collecting money for charity, organising a protest, applying to own a firearm or wish to undertake a media project in London you need to ask for permission first. This section contains further information and permission forms.
A permit is required by anyone collecting money or selling articles for charitable purposes in a public place and it is an offence to hold a collection without one.
Events and demonstrations
If you wish to organise a march or demonstration, or a static protest, the following section provides details of the forms you will need to complete, and where to send them.
This section contains Firearms licensing team locations and information including how you can apply for shotgun, firearms and explosive licenses.
Notice to Film in London
If your photography, media project, TV, or feature film is likely to affect public safety or likely impact on traffic, contains pseudo-liveried emergency vehicles or actors in police or contemporary military uniforms, crime enactments viewable from a public place or third party location, weapons viewable/audible from a public place or third party location, nudity or perceived nudity viewable from a public place or filming while on the move then you can notify the Met using the notice to film.
Find your local Met borough and Safer Neighbourhoods team to see what is happening in your area.