Application for a licence under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

Use this form to apply for a new scrap metal licence or to renew your licence.

This form consists of 7-8 pages and will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Fields marked with a * are mandatory and require completion.

Prices for the different types of licence are as follows:

  • Site licence - £450.00 new and £400.00 renewal
  • Collector's licence - £350.00 new and £300.00 renewal

    Before you start

    Please ensure you have:

  • details of any relevant existing environmental permit, exemption or renewal, including type, identifying number and date of issue
  • details of any scrap metal licences issued to the applicant within the last three years (including licence number)
  • your Basic Disclosure Certificates
  • details of the bank account(s) that will be used to make payment to suppliers
  • a valid email address to receive confirmation of payment
  • your debit or credit card details.
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