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Junk Dealer & Collectors License

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Junk Dealer & Collectors License

Any person, owner or operator of a retail or wholesale business which buys, sells, salvages, processes or otherwise handles junk regulated by provisions of this article.

Any person who, with a vehicle or on foot, goes about buying or collecting junk, either for himself or any other person.

Muni Code: 54-86


Online Business Licensing

Online Licensing Registration Instructions


  • Junk dealers license annually -  $173
  • Junk collectors license annually - $29


Contact the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) for a sales tax permit.

Oklahoma Tax Commission
2501 N Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73194
(405) 521-3160

Contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations (OSBI) for a background check.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
6600 N Harvey Place
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
(405) 848-6724

Required Documents

  • General application
  • Photo ID
  • Immigration affidavit
  • Zoning approval (junk dealer only) (completed by City staff)
  • Oklahoma sales tax permit (junk dealer only)
  • OSBI background check
  • Payment

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