Second-hand dealer licence

A second-hand dealer's licence is needed by any person carrying on a business as a dealer in second hand goods or articles. A licence is only needed by the owner or manager of the business and not by salespersons or other employees.

View the icon guidance note for a second-hand dealer licence [31Kb] for more information.

If you are a current licence holder and wish to vary your licence, please view the icon Guidance note for a material change in circumstances [4Kb] and complete the icon Material Change in Circumstances application form [120Kb]. The application fee is £70.

How do I apply?

Apply online

If you have difficulty applying online please contact the Licensing Department on (01738) 475180.

What happens if the Council fails to make a decision on my application within 6 months (180 days)?

The licence will be granted or renewed.

Contact details

Civic Licensing (applications and payments)

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 475180