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 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.

Current fees and charges

Public register of scrap metal dealers

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