Trading as a scrap metal dealer

Additional information for scrap metal traders

We have created some frequently asked questions to provide you with additional information on trading as a scrap metal dealer.

You can find information on:

  • Your licence
  • Convictions and relevant offences
  • Exemptions from the Scrap Metal Dealers Act
  • Payments for scrap metal and keeping records

You can also request a copy of our frequently asked questions by completing our Licensing contact form

You may also be interested in the following trade associations:

Last updated: ‎31‎/‎05‎/‎2022‎ ‎12‎:‎02‎