Guide

Waste carriers, brokers and dealers

Waste carrier, broker registration fees and dealer registration fees

The current charges for registering as an upper tier carrier or as a broker or dealer of controlled waste are:

  • registration: £149
  • renewal of registration: £75
  • registration of a carrier who is already registered as a broker or dealer of controlled waste: £38
  • registration of a broker who is already registered as a carrier or dealer of controlled waste: £38

If you have registered as an upper tier carrier will receive a certificate of registration. You will need to renew your registration every three years.

It is currently free to register as a lower tier carrier of waste. If you register in the lower tier, you will receive a letter from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) confirming your registration. Registration lasts indefinitely, unless it is revoked or withdrawn.

If you have registered as a waste broker or dealer, you will receive a certificate of registration. You will need to renew your certificate every three years.