Scrap metal dealers

Anyone who collects or buys scrap metal needs a licence.

The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 requires any persons collecting or buying scrap metal in South Kesteven to have a Scrap Metal Dealer Licence issued by us. 

Please download an application form and guidance below.

Applicants must satisfy us that they are a legitimate trader and a suitable person to carry on a scrap metal business. Applicants are also required to produce a basic criminal records check  - available from Disclosure Scotland by telephoning 0870 609 6006 or through the Disclosure Scotland website >>

Sellers of metal must carry proper identification for the dealer to retain. Applicants will also require a Waste Carrier Licence issued by the Environment Agency.

Current fees and charges

For further information, please submit an enquiry >>