Public Charitable Collection

Permission is required from the Local Authority in whose area you propose to hold a Public Charitable Collection.

A Public Charitable Collection is a collection taken in a public place and can be a house to house collection or a street collection for charitable purposes.

Permission is not required for a collection which takes place during a public meeting or an unattended fixed receptacle in a public place.

Certain conditions have to be complied with and a Return Form must be completed after the collection takes place providing information on the monies raised.

Further detailed information is provided within the application form which can be downloaded from the document section of this page, the Return Form is also available.