Waste Transporter Registration - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You are required to register if you intend to transport or collect waste.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Application to be registered must be in writing to the waste manager. Those who are registered must comply with waste legislation.   The wast manager may refuse the application if:

  • the application is materially false or misleading; or
  • the applicant has, within 2 years before the application was made  committed an offence under this Act or a corresponding law of a State. 

Ongoing requirements

Those who are registered must continue to comply with the waste legislation. Those who are registered must display their registration number clearly and permanently on any vehicle used by the registered waste transporter for transporting waste. The licensee must tell the waste manager of any changes to details submitted in the application.

Transferability

Registration is not transferrable.

Duration

This licence does not end unless it is surrendered, cancelled or you fail to pay the next licence fee.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Waste Transporter Registration - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Approval time

Approval or refusal of application must occur within 30 days.

Additional information

The waste transport vehicle may be approved to be fitted with a GPS tracking device If you:   

  • have been convicted of an offense under waste legislation        
  • have had this entitlement previously suspended or cancelled
  • are suspected of using a waste transport vehicle for other purposes.

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services

Act(s) name

Waste Management and Resource Recovery Act 2016 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Head Office
Transport Canberra and City Services

Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 158
Canberra,Australian Capital Territory,2601
Australia

Phone:

132281

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