Hawker's Licence (Licence to trade) (13.13.12.L2)


Hawker's Licence (Licence to Trade)

Extent:      Jersey
Updated:   12 September 2017

Words you may need to know

Permission – agreement, being allowed to do something

Licence – a licence is a permit or agreement that something can be done

Promoted – Advertised or marketed




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

See: https://www.jerseylaw.je/laws/revised/Pages/18.150.aspx


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.

For a full definition of the law see Part 7 under the ‘Interpretation’ section.


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 website. Check the application form for terms and how much any fees will cost.

See:   http://www.gov.je/Working/StartBusiness/Pages/SettingUpBusiness.aspx

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


Contact details:

Population Office

Tel:                              01534 445505

Email:                         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hours of Opening:      Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm



Population Office,  PO Box 55,  Philip Le Feuvre House,  La Motte Street, St Helier JE4 8PE