A Knife Dealer Licence is required if you wish to carry on business as a dealer in certain types of knives (generally "non-domestic" knives), swords, blades or sharply pointed articles.
How do I apply?
If you have difficulty applying online please contact the Licensing Department on (01738) 475180.
How much does a licence cost?
The application fee payable depends on the length of licence that you want. A one year licence is £260 and a three year licence is £311. Please note that the fee for a Knife Dealer (Fairs only) is £66.
The fees change every year so check with the licensing office before you send payment.
What happens if the Council fails to make a decision on my application within 9 months?
The licence will be granted or renewed.