Precious Metals Dealer Licence
A Precious Metals Dealer is a person who carries on the business of dealing in precious metals. Precious metals include; gems and other precious stones; gold, silver, platinum and other similar metals, paper money of numismatic value and jewelry consisting of precious stones or precious metals.
The application form is available online.
You can also contact Licensing & Bylaw Enforcement to request an application by mail, or visit Licensing & Bylaw Enforcement and pick up the application in person.
Upon application, Licensing & Bylaw Enforcement will coordinate the following:
- Verification from a City employee authorized to administer and enforce the Winnipeg Zoning By-law or the Downtown Winnipeg Zoning By-law that operation of the business on the premises for which the Licence is sought is permitted under one of those two zoning by-laws
- An occupancy permit authorizing the proposed business to occupy the premises for which the Licence is sought
- Verification from the Fire Paramedic Chief or delegate that the operation of the business on the proposed premises meets the requirements of the Fire Prevention By-law, the Manitoba Fire Code and other regulatory requirements relating to fire safety
- Certificate of Record Review Board from Winnipeg Police Service
See Licence Fees.
Fees are not permitted to be pro-rated or reduced, however, a recent Council approved amendment to the Community Safety Business Licensing By-law now allows annual licences to be taken at any time of the year. Licences are valid for one year from date of purchase.
See also Used Goods Dealer.
Applicants may be required to provide suitable identification.