Registration of Carriers and Brokers
The Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999.
The Regulations 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 and an application form is available from the following link:-
The fees in respect of a new Upper Tier waste carrier application and an Upper Tier waste carrier renewal application are currently £135 and £69 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 Joanne Weir on 028 9056 9360 or Joanne.Weir@doeni.gov.uk
You can also download the form Waste Carrier application form (.PDF 176Kb) or contact us by post:-
Registration of Carriers
Land and Resource Management
Gasworks Business Park
Lower Ormeau Road
Tel: 028 9056 9360
Fax: 028 9056 9376