Hawker’s Licence (Licence to trade)

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Any company or individual who wishes to carry out a business or give a service in Jersey should contact the Population Office to find out about the permissions that are needed.

The law that applies is the Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012.

Application for a Hawker’s Licence

A hawker is someone who goes from door to door

  • selling or offering to sell or
  • buying or offering to buy goods or services.

Anyone wishing to sell or buy goods or services as a hawker will need a Hawker’s licence. You can download an application form from the Government website. Check the application form for terms and how much any fees will cost. See Setting up Business

A minimum of 10 working days is required to process the application.

Population Office

Customer and Local Services, PO Box 55
Philip Le Feuvre House
La Motte Street
St Helier

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Email: populationoffice@gov.je
Tel: +44 1534 444444