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 Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check criminal records check - available online from the Disclosure Barring Service https://www.gov.uk/request-copy-criminal-record or call the DBS helpline on 03000 200 190.
From 4 April 2022, the rules are changing with regard to your tax responsibilities when you apply for a licence for a:
scrap metal site
scrap metal collector
If you're an individual, company or any type of partnership you must confirm you are aware of your tax responsibilities if you're applying for a licence:
for the first time
you have already held but that has not been valid for a year or more
Please see guidance and how to complete the tax check on the government web site at Confirm your tax responsibilities when applying for a taxi, private hire or scrap metal licence - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
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|Dealer initial licence - three year licence (part a)||£279.85|
|Dealer initial licence - three year licence (part B)||£374.50|
|Dealer licence renewal (part a)||£221.80|
|Dealer licence renewal (part B)||£38.45|
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 Part A
Collector initial licence Part B
Collector licence renewal Part A
Collector licence renewal Part B
|Copy of a licence (Replacement Licence Certificate)||£27.80|
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