You will also need to obtain a basic disclosure criminal conviction certificate for each person listed on the application form.
You should also consider whether you need to register with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
Scrap metal dealers are now obliged to check and keep copies of a customer's proof of identity.
You will also need to submit evidence of any waste carrier permits issued by the Environment Agency.
You can apply online via the GOV.UK website.
Alternatively, you can download and complete the application form from ‘Useful documents’ below and email it to email@example.com and we can take payment over the phone.
Criminal record disclosure
If you're an employer or applying for a job, you may need to do a criminal record check
Information Commissioner's Office
Upholding information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals
Contact the licensing teams
Contact information for all the teams responsible for different areas of business licensing, permits and registration