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Pawnbrokers, Secondhand Dealers and Scrap Metal Processors

Agencies that perform pawn business, secondhand dealers and scrap metal must be licensed.

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Department: DSHS

Division: State Police

Office: Professional Licensing


All agency licenses expire December 31st of each year.


New and renewal licensure is $50.

Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


Gail Willoughby can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-672-5337.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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