Underage sales

It is a crime to sell goods or services with an age restriction to a person below the age specified. You can find out the restrictions on children and young people buying certain goods or services by visiting Citizens Advice’ young people –money and consumer rights webpage

Report underage sales

If you think that a business has been selling any of these items to someone who is underage, you can report them by contacting us. You will need to give us: 

  • The name and address of the business you are reporting 
  • Details of when the underage sale was made, what was bought and how old you think the buyer was.