Solicitor's Permit

Solicitors in Hanover County must have a permit to go door to door or location to location visiting residential premises for the purpose of selling or offering for sale any goods, wares, merchandise or services or accepting subscriptions or orders therefor.  Please use this link to download the instructions and required application (PDF).  Submit completed applications to the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Records Unit. There is a $20 fee.  Fingerprints and a photo will be taken before a permit is issued.  Fingerprinting services are offered by appointment only.  Please call 804-365-6110, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, to make an appointment and for questions or additional information.

Read the current county ordinance regarding solicitors for more information.