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4. Apply and pay for a distributing promotional goods licence

You should know

The licencing office will be closed from 12pm(noon) on Tuesday 22 December 2020 to Tuesday 5 January 2021. If you submit an application during this period, we will begin processing it from Wednesday 6 January 2021.

If your licence is due to expire before or during this period, please contact the street trading team to renew your licence before Monday 21 December 2020.

Any new licence applications received after Friday 18 December 2020 will not begin to be processed until 6 January 2021.

​This licence does not permit the sale of any goods or materials. Trading in a public space requires a mobile trading licence.

You need a new application for each new proposed activity.


​Apply online

Businesses trading in the North Shore, Rodney or Waitakere cannot currently apply online.

 In person

​Bring your completed application form and supporting documents to one of our service centres and pay by:
  • cash
  • MasterCard or Visa.

 By post

Send your completed application form and supporting documents to:

Licensing and Compliance Services
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

We will contact you if we require further information.