Second Hand Goods Dealers

If you wish to carry on business as a dealer in second-hand goods in the City, you need to be registered to do so with the Council under section 20 of the Worcester City Council Act 1985.

There is no fee payable to register as a second hands good dealer. Registrations last for three years before they have to be renewed.

Apply online

You can apply online for registration via the Gov.uk website

Apply online

Apply by post

To apply for a licence by post you need to complete an application form and send it to:

Licensing, Worcester City Council, Guildhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY

You can download a form from here:

Second Hand Dealer Licence application form

There is no fee payable to register as a second hands good dealer. Registrations last for three years before they have to be renewed.

Will tacit consent apply?

No. It is in the public interest that we must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, please get in touch.