Last updated: 15 December 2023

Next review: 15 December 2024


Find out about property licensing in Waltham Forest, and how to apply for a licence as a private landlord. 

Public Consultation 

We have launched a public consultation regarding proposed selective and additional property licensing schemes in Waltham Forest. The consultation includes an online questionnaire and online and face-to-face consultation events. We encourage you to take part in the consultation to provide your views. Please press the button below to access the consultation page where more information can be found.


You may need a licence for a property you rent out privately. If you don't hold a valid licence you could face an unlimited fine.

Apply for and manage property licences for rented properties.