Precious Metal Dealer License

A precious metal dealer license is required of anyone who purchases or makes appraisals of precious metals and their alloys for resale to refiners, brokers, or the public. Precious metals are defined as items of gold, silver, platinum, and their alloys, including jewelry but excluding coins and bullion. The license is valid for one year from date of issue. There is a $50 fee associated with the license and must be paid by check or money order payable to the "Sheriff of Chester County".

Precious Metals Dealer Application

For more information, visit the Pennsylvania Code Website.

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