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Due to high levels of service requests and applications, our phone lines are much busier than usual. The quickest and easiest way to access our services is by registering for an account at MyGuildford or visiting our self service pages. You can report an issue, make requests and track progress, pay your bills and apply for key services at any time.

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Apply for a street trading licence

Apply/renew full street trading consent

  • if you're applying for your first consent, you should apply at least two months before you wish to start trading
  • if you are applying to renew a consent, you should apply at least 10 working days before it expires
  • a consent can last for a maximum of 12 months
  • you do not have the right to appeal if your application for street trading consent has been turned down. If your application is rejected, you will be refunded the fee in full

What you will need to apply/renew your licence

  • a copy of Icon for pdf Street trading application form [206.84KB]
  • proof of Public Liability Insurance
  • plan, showing precise location of intended trading location
  • proof of consent from land owner
  • proof of planning permission (if you are trading for more than 28 days in a year)
  • two passport photographs of the applicant
  • proof of identity and right to work (passport or residence permit) if not a limited company
  • a Basic Disclosure Certificate (dated within the last three years) for the applicant
  • colour photographs of front, side and back of stall, van, cart etc.
  • the correct fee paid by debit/credit card by calling 01483 505050 (the fee is returned if your application is refused)