Prior to applying for a Scrap Metal Dealers Licence you will firstly need two things - A Waste Carriers Licence and a Criminal Record Disclosure. The process for applying is outlined below (Please follow the links to apply):
Following receipt of your Waste Carriers Licence and Criminal Record Disclosure (which take about 10 days) we will contact you about progressing with your Fixed Fee Scrap Dealers Licence.
We provide both of these, in a simple - no jargon format. These are the first steps in gaining a Scrap Metal Dealers Licence and are required prior to processing your application for a Scrap Metal Dealers Licence.
Your Scrap Dealers Licence will take approximately 2-4 weeks to be issued although this can take longer.