Thank you for your interest in applying to join the Safe Trader Scheme. In order to consider your application, please provide us with the requested information about you and your business (* denotes mandatory information that must be completed).
Please select the appropriate trade category(s) for your business. This information will be used to classify traders and allow consumers to search for registered traders both by trade and geographical area. You can enter multiple trades by clicking the “add a trade” button each time you have selected one.
On receipt of your application, Trading Standards will ensure that all essential criteria is met and verify all information provided.
To be a member of the Scheme it is necessary that you comply with any legislation that is applicable to your business and we will ensure this is the case during the application process. We may therefore ask to see certain paperwork that your business should be providing.
Trading Standards aim to process applications within a three week period. However, this may take longer if further information is required and during busy periods.
Please note that by completing the form you are applying for membership but are NOT a member at this stage and no reference to applying for or being a member should be made until you have paid the membership fee and received your membership pack. Use of the Safe Trader Scheme logo by trader who are not current members is a criminal offence and will be investigated by Trading Standards.
Online application form.