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Window cleaner licence

A window cleaner's licence is needed by any person engaged in window cleaning whether as an employee or self-employed.

View the  guidance note for window cleaners (PDF) [13KB]  for more information, insurance and exemptions.

How much does a licence cost?

The application fee payable depends on the length of licence that you want.  A one year licence is £112 and a three year licence is £168.

The fees change every year so check with the licensing office before you send payment.

How do I apply?

Apply online

If you have difficulty applying online please contact the Licensing Department on (01738) 475180.

What happens if the Council fails to make a decision on my application within 9 months?

The licence will be granted or renewed.

Last modified on 23 November 2023

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