Apply for a Market Operator's licence

Use this form if you plan to operate a market where goods are offered for sale by more than one seller.

See exemptions in the full guidance notes.

Cost of application:

£175 - 1 year

£440 - 3 years

A temporary Market Operator’s licence application can be made for one-off events at a cost of £50.

Applications require payment online at the end of this form, using a credit/debit card, and are non-refundable.

What you will need:

  • Public liability insurance
  • Employers liability insurance (if applicable)
  • Digital copy of landlord's permission (if applicable)
  • Credit/debit card details

If more information is needed, please contact the Miscellaneous Licensing Team on 03451 55 11 77 (Lines are open 9am to 5pm).

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