Scrap Dealer’s License

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Description Term Cost

Any person engaged in the business of buying, selling, or dealing in scrap* or any person operating, carrying on, conducting, or maintaining a scrap* yard.

*Scrap means any secondhand or used metal except for motor vehicle parts

1 Year

$10.00

Apply for a Scrap Dealer License

Complete and submit the following to the Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division: 

  1. Notarized Application for Business and Occupation Form (State of Hawaiʻi GE Tax No. Required)
  2. $10.00 License Fee
    Please make payments payable to: County Director of Finance

Renew a Scrap Dealer License

A Renewal Letter will be mailed to you prior to the expiration of your license.

Update Business License Information

Business License holders must notify the Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division of any changes to:

  • Physical Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Business Name or Owner
  • Contact Information

To update any information, complete and submit the Business License Information Update form to the Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division.

Note: Licenses are Non-Transferrable

Cancelling a Scrap Dealer's License

Business License holders must notify the Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division of such fact in writing and return the license for cancellation, under a penalty not to exceed $100 for failure to do so. (HRS, Section 445-9)

Office Locations

Hilo

Motor Vehicle Registration
101 Pauahi Street, Suite 5
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-8351

Kona

Motor Vehicle Registration
West Hawaii Civic Center
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 323-4818

Pahoa

Motor Vehicle Registration
15-2615 Keaau-Pahoa Road
Pahoa, HI 96778
(808) 965-2721

Mailing Address

Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division
101 Pauahi Street, Suite 5
Hilo, HI 96720