Registration of a Scrap Metal Dealer - New South Wales


You will need this registration if you operate (or intend to operate) as a scrap metal dealer in New South Wales.

Scrap metal includes any object of commercial value which is made from or contains metal, and which is sold or traded in order for the metal to be recycled or reprocessed. You are considered a scrap metal dealer if you receive, buy or obtain scrap metal.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $210.00 Fees for 2022-23
Vary Variation All $65.00

 Amend or replace an existing registration. Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Scrap Metal Industry Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Scrap Metal Industry Regulation 2016 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Communities and Justice

NSW Police Force

Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.