Second-hand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Requirements - South Australia


A person who proposes to commence to carry on business as a second-hand dealer, including operators of market stalls intending to sell second-hand goods, must, at least one month before commencing, give the Commissioner of Police written notice in accordance with the Second-hand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act 1996.

If you require further information please contact your local Police station.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

Any individual with dishonesty offences recorded against their name are precluded from obtaining approval from SAPOL. If disqualified, SAPOL provides you with some advice about appealing the disqualification through the Courts system.


There is currently no charge levied for this service.

Administering agency

South Australia Police

Contact details

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Front Desk

Operating address: Your local police station
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