Permission for demonstrations, marches and parades

You need permission to hold a public demonstration, march or parade.

We authorise public demonstrations, marches and parades in Dumfries and Galloway. We work closely with Police Scotland to ensure that these events are organised in a safe manner and cause minimal disruption or inconvenience.

Current applications

You can use our online database to see applications that are awaiting approval and those that have already been approved or prohibited.

View the marches and parades database

Apply for a licence

You must give us notice at least 28 days before you intend to hold your procession.

Applications should be posted to:

Roads Manager
Roads & Infrastructure
Cargen Tower
Garroch Business Centre

In addition where possible email applications should be sent to

Page last updated: 12/08/2021
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