Licenses & Permits



A person when applying for a License to operate/vend in a protected area must-:

a) Apply In writing addressed to, and in a form approved by, the Authority.

b) Submit along with the Application; a Police Certificate of Character, two (2) testimonials made not more that one month prior to the application, and two passport size photos.

Applications should be addressed to:-

The Licensing & Liaison Officer

National Conservation Authority

#9 Colony House, P.O. Box CP 5489, Castries, St. Lucia


The Authority may:-

a) Grant a license to the applicant, on payment of the prescribe fee
b) Refuse to grant a license if it is satisfied that the number of licensed vendors in a protected or beach area exceeds a limit.

Note specifically that a License granted by the Authority:-

a) Is not transferable.

b) Is valid for the period specified in the license but shall not exceed one year.

c) Is subject to the conditions specified in the license[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]


The Authority may suspend or cancel a license where the holder of the license:-

a) Has been convicted in Saint Lucia or elsewhere of a criminal offence.

b) Is deceased, bankrupt or incapable of carrying on the business in respect of which the licence is issued.

c) Has contravened a provision of the license.

d) Conducts him self or herself on a beach or in a protected area in a manner in which the authority reasonable believes to be immoral or contrary to public decency.



a) Where a license has expired a person may apply for renewal of that license by:-

b) Completing the renewal form, the form must be accompanied by a Police certificate of Character and two passport size photos.

c) Application form should be submitted at least one month prior to expiration date of license.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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    National Conservation Authority #9 Colony House P.O. Box CP 5489, Castries