From 2 October 2023, the government are introducing a simple tax check that will take place when people renew the following licences:
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The Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 requires that a metal dealer be licensed.
A metal dealer's licence is required to carry on a business as a metal dealer.
Online via our GLAMIS system
You can also download and print the application form below:
Metal dealer's licence application (PDF 39Kb)
Metal dealer's licence conditions (PDF 10Kb)
An itinerant metal dealer's licence is required for travelling scrap merchants and allows the dealer to trade anywhere in Scotland.
Itinerant metal dealer's licence application (PDF 29Kb)
Itinerant metal dealer's licence conditions (PDF 10Kb)
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