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Following the government's announcement on Monday 4 January 2021, you must follow national lockdown guidelines. For more information, visit GOV.UK. For information about changes to our services, visit our coronavirus section.

Scrap Metal Dealers

Tell us about a change

You must tell us about a change within 28 days. You may need to pay a fee.

Tell us if you’ve:

  • stopped trading as a scrap metal dealer
  • changed the name of the business on your licence

To tell us about a change, email our Licensing team at


You’ll need to pay:

  • £35.20 to make a minor change, like changing the name of the business
  • £105.60 to change the details for the site manager

You’ll need to visit GOV.UK to tell us about a change.

What happens next

Once we’ve received your application and fee, we’ll process it. If your application is successful, we’ll write to you.