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Criteria for a new application are outlined:

  1. Completed application form;
  2. Prescribed fees of $500 (cash or bank cheque addressed to permanent secretary for industry and trade);
  3. If the applicant is a natural person, is more than 18 years old (evidence of age);
  4. must in any 12-month period buy, sell or deal in scrap metal on 6 or more days different days (provide evidence);
  5. Evidence that the value of scrap metal trade is more than $100.00 in any one transaction;
  6. Police clearance for an individual or, in the case of a company, for officers of the company to be addressed to “The Permanent Secretary for Industry and Trade, P.O. Box 2118, Government Buildings, Suva”;
  7. Original or certified copy of the valid recycling permit/solid waste disposal permit from the Department of Environment;
  8. Not a declared bankrupt (provide evidence); 
  9. The address of principal licensed premises and every other place of business;
  10. In the case of a license holder who is an individual, whether the person is in partnership and, if so, the full names of every partner;
  11. In case of a license holder that is a company, the name of every person concerned in the management of the company;
  12. Tax identification number (copy of Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority letter);  evidence of any pending case in court (if any);  
  13. Weighing instrument certified by the Department of Weights of Measures (provide evidence – (form a/certifying certificate)

Criteria for a license renewal are outlined:

  1. Completed Application Form;
  2. Prescribed Fees Of $500 (Vip) (cash or bank cheque addressed To Permanent Secretary For Industry And Trade);
  3. Police Clearance for “An Individual” or, in “The Case Of A Company” – For Directors Of The Company to be addressed To “The Permanent Secretary For Industry And Trade, P. O. Box 2118, Government Buildings, Suva“;
  4. Original or certified copy of valid Business License;
  5. Original or certified copy of valid Recycling Permit/Solid Waste Disposal Permit from The Department Of Environment;
  6. Address of principal licensed premises and every other place of business;
  7. In the case of a license holder who is “An Individual“, whether a person is in “Partnership” and, If So, “The Full Names Of Every Partner“;
  8. In case of a license holder that is a company, the name of every person concerned in The Management Of The Company (provide latest particulars of Directors And Secretaries Of The Company);
  9. Evidence of any pending case in court (If Any);
  10. Weighing Instrument certified by Department Of Weights Of Measures (provide evidence – Form A/Certifying Certificate).

Criteria for a Government Department to engage in the trade are outlined:

  1. Name and address of the seller (organisation);
  2. Tax Identification Number of the seller (organisation);
  3. Telephone/contact number of the seller;
  4. FNPF or passport number of the seller (of any person in the organisation who is in authority at the managerial level or above);
  5. Description and weight of the public infrastructure metal being sold (board of survey approval and weight report);
  6. Value of the public infrastructure metal that is being sold;
  7. Reason for selling the public infrastructure metal;
  8. Proof of ownership of the public infrastructure metal (board of survey approval and a statutory declaration, undertaking by someone at the managerial level or above);
  9. Name and address of the scrap metal dealer to whom the metal is being sold;
  10. License number of the scrap metal dealer;
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