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 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 Guidance note for a material change in circumstances [4Kb] and complete the Material Change in Circumstances application form [120Kb]. The application fee is £70.
How do I apply?
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.