Business and street trading

Car boot sale licence

You need a Market Rights Licence to hold a car boot or tabletop sales selling used items.

How to apply

Download the application form from the Market Rights licences page.

Applications are dealt with by Liverpool Markets Team. If you have any questions before you apply, please contact them on 07732 812241.


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.


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