Permit to Conduct Collections - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to solicit or collect any materials, gifts of money or subscriptions from a public place or door to door. Exemptions may apply for particular charities.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

All roadside fundraising collections must be approved by council and further approval may be needed from VicRoads and Victorian Police.

If you are planning on conducting a tin shake at an intersection, you will need to seek permission in writing from the Local Laws Department.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Duration does not exceed 12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible council for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Conduct Collections - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Local law(s) name

Neighbourhood Amenity Local Law 2014

Lodgement process


Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Agency.

Approval time

Please allow ten working days for approval.

Administering agency

City of Greater Geelong

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

City of Greater Geelong

Mailing address: PO BOX 104
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Phone: 03 5272 5272
Fax: 03 5272 4277