Temporary street trading licence

Part of: Street trading licences


To apply you must:

  • not have been, or be in the process of being, prosecuted by us for unlicensed street trading activities
  • not had a street trading licence revoked by us
  • to have pre-approval by the organiser by the relevant pop-up market

Licence length

This licence is granted for 1 day, or as stated in the licence, not exceeding 6 months.


Please see our list of fees and charges.

What you need to provide

To apply you must provide:

  • a copy of your public liability insurance – at least £5 million cover (certificate and schedule list)
  • a passport-style photograph, taken within the last 12 months, of the person applying for the licence
  • if selling food/drink items, a copy of your food registration or inspection report

Apply online

You must include your supporting documents with your online application.

We accept the following file types:

  • doc, docx, jpeg, jpg, jpe, pdf, png, tiff, tif

You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal.

If you are applying for a licence for the Crouch End Festival, please make sure you say that you are NOT a new trader on the form – this will give you the correct licence fee.

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Contact the licensing team