Busking Permit - City of Darwin - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to perform music, dance, street theatre or art in a public place for the purpose of receiving contributions from the public.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • provide proof of identity
  • submit required forms
  • pay prescribed fees.


1 week, 4 months or 1 year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $30.00

1 year permit. Fees for 2020 - 2021

Apply Application All $20.00 4 month permit. Fees for 2020 - 2021
Apply Application All $5.00 1 week permit. Fees for 2020 - 2021

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Busking Map - PDF (Opens in new window)

Additional information

Refer to your council for details to be submitted.

Administering agency

City of Darwin

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Arts and Cultural Development Coordinator

City of Darwin

Operating address: Harry Chan Avenue,
Northern Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 84
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8930 0300
Email: arts@darwin.nt.gov.au
Website: City of Darwin (Opens in new window)