Scrap Metal Dealer Licence

Anyone wishing to carry on a business as a scrap metal dealer requires a Scrap Metal Dealer Licence.

Licence Name

Scrap Metal Dealer Licence

AUTHORITY
Local Authority
TIME TO GET LICENSED
28 days (varies depending on local authority)
COST
£370
VALID FOR
3 years
ELIGIBILITY
18+ years
QUALIFICATION(S) NEEDED
N/A

STEPS TO GET LICENSED
Prepare required application documentation
  • Details of any relevant environmental permit or registration
  • Details of any other scrap metal licence issued in the last 3 years
  • Details of the bank account that will be used to pay for scrap metal
  • Details of any conviction for a relevant offence or any relevant enforcement action
  • Address of each site to be identified in the licence
  • Name, address and date of birth of site manager named in the licence
Application for Scrap Metal Dealer Licence
  • Apply via local council
  • Submit requested documentation
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