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.
|Dealer initial licence - three year licence (part a)||£193.00|
|Dealer initial licence - three year licence (part b)||£379.00|
|Dealer licence renewal (part a)||£163.00|
|Dealer licence renewal (part b)||£379.00|
This authorises the licensee to operate as a mobile collector in the area of the issuing local authority, permitting them to collect scrap metal. This includes commercial as well as domestic scrap metal. If a mobile collector operates within more than one local authority's district, a licence will be required for each authority.
|Collector initial licence||£149.00|
|Collector licence renewal||£118.70|
|Licence name change (per individual)||£20.30|
|Copy of a licence||£11.10|
For further information, please submit an enquiry >>