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Car boot sale licence

You need a licence to hold a car boot sale.

How to apply

Applications are dealt with by the council's market management agent, Geraud Markets Liverpool Ltd. If you have any questions before you apply, please contact them on 0151 233 2165 or email

Apply online for a car boot licence for commercial/personal gain

Apply online for a car boot licence for non-commercial/none personal gain


For commercial car boot sales, there is a minimum charge of £75, excusive of VAT. This will vary upwards subject to the nature and type of event.

A discretionary fee may be levied for non-commercial sales.