Please read our information about charitable house-to-house collections before you apply.

How to apply

You can apply for a charitable house-to-house collection online.

You'll need to telephone us before you apply to make sure that your preferred collection area and date is available. If it is available we can give you a provisional booking. 

We must receive your application at least 28 days before the collection date

You'll need to tell us:

  • your details
  • details of the charity, fund or organisation to benefit
  • your preferred dates and hours for collecting
  • if you intend to collect money, property or offer anything for sale
  • how many people you plan to authorise as collectors 

Data Protection

Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of the Licensing Service to process your house to house licence application and administer any house to house licence which is granted. Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes. Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice.