Information about Motor Salvage Operator Registration
Any person who carries on a business that involves the recovery of salvageable parts from motor vehicles and the subsequent sale or disposal for scrap of the remainder of the vehicle, or the purchase of 'written off' vehicles for repair or resale, or other related activities needs to register with the Council.
Full details of the Regulations and requirements can be found in the Motor Salvage Operators Regulations 2002 and Vehicle (Crime) Act 2001.
How to apply
An application form can be downloaded from the foot of this page or requested from the Licensing Office using the Contact Details box below. The application form can be used to apply for a new Registration or to renew a Registration.
An application to renew Registration should be made before the existing Registration runs out.
Guidance Notes for applicants of Motor Salvage Operator Registration can be found at the foot of this page.
Registration lasts for three years and a fee of £63.00 (from April 2013) is payable.
What happens if my Licence Circumstances change?
Please notify the Licensing Office immediately using the Contact Details box below.
Contacting the Licensing Office
The office is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm daily. Applicants are seen by appointment only.
Disabled users of our service, please note that if possible could you contact us to make an appointment before visiting our offices, to enable us to meet your needs.