Approval to Use an Overpack to Transport Dangerous Goods - New South Wales


You may need this approval if you intend to transport dangerous goods by preparing and using an overpack.

Dangerous goods are substances or articles that present an immediate hazard to people, property or the environment, including explosives, gases, flammable liquids and radioactive substances.

Overpack means packaging (other than large packaging) used to hold and consolidate packages of goods into a single unit for easier handling and stowage (e.g. a pallet designed to hold packages or a box or crate into which packages are placed).

Please be aware that your approval may be subject to conditions in relation to the use of the overpack necessary for the safe use for transporting dangerous goods.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, your application must:

  • be in writing
  • provide the information required under the relevant code.


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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2022 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

NSW Environment Protection Authority

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