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Apply for a busking and street entertainment licence

Apply for a licence to perform in regulated areas.

Last updated: 17 August 2021

Renew or vary your licence

Renew busking and street entertainment licence

To renew your licence, please apply at least two weeks prior to the expiry of your current one month licence and at least four weeks prior to the expiry of your current six month licence.

Please complete the online form and provide a copy of your current public liability insurance.

Apply to renew your licence

Vary busking and street entertainment licence

Apply to vary the terms and conditions of your existing licence.

You cannot vary the sale of item(s) on your temporary licence, this would require a new application to be submitted.

Please complete the online form.

Apply to vary your licence

Renew and vary busking and street entertainment licence

Apply to renew and vary your existing licence. Please use this form if you wish to vary and renew your licence at the same time. Renewing and varying separately will cost more than doing both at the same time.

Please complete the online form.

Apply to renew and vary your licence

Next steps

Your licence will be sent to you within 10 working days for a renewal application and 21 working days for a variation application or a renewal and variation application.

During this time, you can continue to perform in the regulated areas in Westminster using your current licence conditions.

When your licence is received you must begin using this version. Please ensure that you have it available for inspection on request.