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Due to essential maintenance, online payments and forms won't be available on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January. 

For essential housing repairs, homelessness enquiries or Ring and Report call 07968 222 507 or 07790 598970. If you need to speak to a social worker call 0300 343 1505.

For an emergency registration, contact 07798 875 297 or drop into Giffnock or Barrhead police station.

Service will be restored on Monday 27 January. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Second hand car dealer's registration

Apply and pay for a second hand car dealer's registration.

To be a second hand car dealer within East Renfrewshire, you need to register with East Renfrewshire Council.


Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982


It costs £400 for a second hand dealer's licence.

It costs £40 to cancel or change a second hand dealer's registration.

There's no cost to supply a certificate of compliance.

Application forms

What happens next?

Your application will be processed. If you don't hear from us within a reasonable period, phone 0141 577 4684.

If your application is refused

If your licence is refused you can appeal to the Sheriff by writing to:

Paisley Sheriff court
St. James St

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