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Other licences

Massage and special treatment

Licence type Application fee Licence fee Total amount payable
1 level of treatment (grant) £137 £53 £190
Renewal £107 £53 £160
2+ levels of treatment (grant) £160 £62 £222
Renewal £142 £62 £204
Transfer of ownership £62 £27 £89
Application for additional treatments £62 £18 £80
Replacement/copy licence N/A N/A £30

Skin piercers

Licence type Fee
Skin piercing treatment £41
Copy licence £30

Skin piercing covers acupuncture, cosmetic piercing, electrolysis, semi-permanent skin colouring and tattooing.

Scrap metal dealers

The licence fee will become payable once the licence has been approved for grant. No licence will be issued unless both parts of the fee have been received.

Breakdown of fees by application type

Application type (grant or renewal) Application fee Licence fee Total amount payable
Scrap Metal Dealer - site licence (first issue or renewal)* £601 £921 £1,522
Two sites £678 £1,841 £2,519
Three sites + £754 £2,762 £3,517
Scrap Metal Dealer - mobile collector's licence (first issue or renewal)* £396 £77 £473
Replacement licence (where original lost or stolen)**     £30

* Valid for three years from date of issue.

** Valid for remaining duration of the original licence issued.

Breakdown of fees by application type

Application Type: Variation Application made in Year 1 of Licence Application made in Year 2 of Licence Application made in Year 3 of Licence
Site Licence to a Collector’s Licence*** -£499 (Refund) -£217 (Refund) £64
Collector’s Licence to a Site Licence £1,113 £806 £499
New Site Manager and/or Partner**** £179 £179 £179
Minor Amendment (ie where no DBS disclosure certificate is required or assessment of an individual’s suitability)**** £64 £64 £64

*** Varying from a Site Licence to a Collector's Licence part way through the term will attract a refund of a proportion of the licence fee, but not the application fee

**** These fees are applicable at any point during the life of the licence.

Sex shop or sex cinema*

Licence type Application fee Licence fee Total amount payable
Licence grant £4,433 £125 £4,558
Licence renewal £2,492 £125 £2,617
Transfer of ownership £1,442 £107 £1,549
Variation £1,887 £107 £1,994
Replacement/copy licence     £30

Sexual entertainment venues*

Licence type Application fee Licence fee Total amount payable
Licence grant £4,611 £178 £4,789
Licence renewal £2,519 £160 £2,679
Transfer £1,433 £178 £1,611
Variation £2,448 £178 £2,626
Replacement/copy licence     £30

*Where a premises need to hold a combination of sex shop, sex cinema or sexual entertainment venue licences a 25% discount applies. 

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