Second Hand Dealer

Apply for a Second Hand Dealer Licence

 You will require a Second Hand Dealer Licence for carrying on a business as dealer in second hand goods or articles of any description e.g. jewellery, electrical goods, mobile phones, cars.

 A Second Hand Dealer's licence is not required for:-

  • a pawnbroker
  • a business as a wholesale dealer purchasing exclusively from licensed second-hand dealers
  • a charity entered in the Scottish Charity Register
  • a dealer in second-hand goods or articles incidental to another business which is not being a dealer in such goods or articles
  • a business either of financing the acquisition of goods by means of hire-purchase agreements, conditional sale agreements or credit sale agreements or of financing the use of goods by means of hiring agreements

The application form is available to download from the Documents Section of this page.  The completed application from must be lodged with the appropriate fee.  The fee list is available on the Civic Licensing Main Page.

Page last updated: 25 May 2015