The Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 place a legal requirement on companies or individuals who transport all categories of controlled waste, to apply for registration with us.
It is a criminal offence to transport waste without being registered with us that carries a maximum fine of £5,000.
What is controlled waste?
Controlled waste is household, commercial or industrial waste. It may be solid or liquid.
How do I register as a waste carrier?
You should apply to register with the Registration of carrier section.
An application for a lower tier waste carrier is free of charge.
The fees in respect of a new upper tier waste carrier application and an upper tier waste carrier renewal application are currently £144 and £73 respectively, in accordance with Annex B, Table 2 of the 'Fees and Charges of Waste Management Licensing' document.
To obtain an application form please contact:
or download using the below links
Forms and guidance
You can also use the Apply Online facility via the below links:
- Registration of upper tier carrier/broker/dealer of controlled waste
- Renewal of registration as an upper tier carrier/broker/dealer of controlled waste
- Cancellation of registration as an upper tier carrier/broker/dealer of controlled waste