Charity Collections

A view of Big Ben with the Union jack and a London bus in the foreground

A permit / licence is required by anyone collecting for charitable purposes within the Metropolitan Police District.  It is an offence to hold a collection without one. Failure to comply with the regulations is an offence which may result in prosecution. For street collection dates please see related publications.

Street collection programme (Application Process)

House to house collections

Private property collections

Bogus clothing collections

Christmas collections

City of London collections

Pedlars certificates

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