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How to Apply for a Metal Dealer's Licence

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When is a Licence Required?

A "Metal Dealer's Licence" is required for carrying on business as a metal dealer.

How do I Apply?

Read our pdf icon Guidance on Applying [93kb] for information on the application process including details of:

  • How to lodge an application

  • Supporting documents required

  • How the application will be processed

  • The time it will take to get a decision

  • What to do if you are unhappy with the decision

If you plan to submit your application at our Service Desk, you must make an appointment using our online booking system.

Appointments are available Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays.  Read more about Licensing Appointments.

How much does it cost?

There is a fee for the application; the fee is non-refundable.

Please refer to our pdf icon Fees and Charges [120kb] document for details of the current fee and accepted payment methods.

The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.

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