Car boots sales licence

2. How to apply

To apply for a licence to hold a car boot sale, please download and complete the form below.

The cost of the licence is £27.50, for more information view the licensing fees and charges (PDF 120Kb) document.

Before you apply please refer to the car boot sale conditions (PDF 129Kb).

Download the application form (PDF 146Kb)

You can email your completed application form to or post it to us at:

Licensing Team
Fred Perry House
Edward Street

On receipt of a completed application form we would issue the Certificate of Registration within 20 working days, by second class post.

Please note: It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to make a financial return to the Corporate Director of the Services to Place Directorate on the car boot sale organiser return form (PDF 104Kb) within 14 days after the completion of the sale.

Failure to do so may result in the applicant being refused consent to hold a further sale for a period of 24 months.