Environmental Licences 

Protecting Our Environment                                                                                 0161- 6671356  Mon - Fri 8:30am - 8pm


Environmental Licences

Register or renew as a waste carrier, broker or dealer (England & Wales)


To Apply online for a Waste Carrier Licence please click one of the options below.

(Please do not use this service or proceed to payment without reading our terms & Conditions )

Upper Tier Waste Carrier Licence

If you're someone who collects and transports waste other people have produced as part of your business activity or if you transport construction or demolition waste, you have produced as a business then you must register for an Environment Agency waste carrier licence.

Fines up to £5000 If you don't register for the correct waste carrier licence.

How much does a waste carriers licence Cost?

£244 (+ VAT) for a new application and £164.00 (+ VAT) if you're renewing a licence that has not passed its expiry date. If your licence has expired, you must complete a new application. All licences are valid for 3 years.


Do you really need to apply for a waste carriers licence?

If you do one of the following activities, you must register for a licence to carry waste.


(a) Carrying waste as part of your business.


(b) Buying, selling or disposing of waste.


(c) Arranging for someone to carry other people’s waste.

To apply over the phone or for more information 

Please call us on 0161 6671356 and we'll be happy to help.


To apply for a lower tier waste carrier licence please click Here



To download a copy of a waste transfer note please click Here

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