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Who issues licences and permits in Oxfordshire

Check which licences and permits we issue and which are issued by the district and city councils.

Licences and permits issued by the district and city councils

  • Acupuncturist
  • Amusement - with prizes
  • Boarding animals
  • Butchers
  • Car boot sales
  • Cinemas
  • Collecting for charity - door to door collections
  • Collecting for charity - street collections
  • Dog breeding
  • Door supervisors (bouncers)
  • Exotic, dangerous or wild animals
  • Food business
  • Game dealers
  • Gaming machines
  • Hairdressers
  • Horse riding establishments
  • Late hours catering
  • Lottery
  • Massage and Special Treatment (MST) - includes sauna and sunbeds
  • Pet shop
  • Private hire operator's licence
  • Private hire vehicle (minicab)
  • Public entertainment
  • Sale of alcohol
  • Second-hand goods
  • Selling animals
  • Sex establishments
  • Scrap metal dealing
  • Street parties
  • Street trading
  • Sunday trading (restrictions apply to large businesses only)
  • Tattooists, ear-piercing and electrolysis
  • Taxis (Hackney Carriages)
  • Taxi/private hire vehicle - driving
  • Theatrical performances
  • Zoos

Oxfordshire's district and city councils

Other organisations that issue licences and permits

The following licences are handled by other organisations:

Further information and guidance

Visit GOV.UK for more licence information and guidance.