Do you transport waste generated by your own business activities? You will now need to register as a waste carrier (lower tier).
From January 2014, you have to register as a waste carrier, even if you only transport waste as part of your business. You can be fined up to £5,000 if you don't register.
Find a registered waste carrier to move your waste
Now you can register as a waste carrier for FREE as a professional carrier of waste if you transport waste only as part of your own business (and it is not construction or demolition waste).
Apply for a Free or a Payable licence now
Click here for England - Register with Environment Agency as a waste carrier, broker, or dealer, if your main place of business is in England.
Click here for Wales - Register with Natural Resources Wales as a waste carrier, broker, or dealer, if your main place of business is in Wales.
Click here for Scotland - SEPA Application forms links & further information about why to apply as a waste carrier, broker, or dealer, if your main place of business is in Scotland.
Registering as a Waste Carrier
FREE - Registering costs nothing and lasts indefinitely if you're just transporting your own organisation's waste. You will not have to renew your registration unless your situation changes, but you must update your details within 28 days if the information you've provided in your registration changes.Things you may need:
Time - It takes around 15 minutes to register.
FREE or PAY - You'll usually need to pay a fee of £154 if you're dealing with other people's waste.
Your company registration numberRegistration options for Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland has different rules to the rest of the UK and currently only has form based applications. The link is a route to more information about how and why to apply as a waste carrier, broker, or dealer, if your main place of business is in Northern Ireland.
Names and dates of birth for partners, directors and company officers (eg. The company Secretary)
Details of any convictions for environmental offences