Controlled Waste Tracking Number - Western Australia


You will require a tracking number if you are a licensed carrier or driver and intend to transport controlled waste on a road in Western Australia. Each consignment of controlled waste must be accompanied by a tracking form bearing a unique tracking number. You may be exempt from requiring this tracking number if the consignment you intend to transport is packaged controlled waste and the total weight or volume of waste being transported will be less than 200 kilograms or litres. Packaged controlled waste is waste transported in a container.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this tracking number you will need to:

  • submit the necessary forms
  • pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


A tracking number will be valid for 21 days if for standard controlled waste, or 7 days if for bulk controlled waste (unpackaged waste in a tank).


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Tracking numbers are provided either electronically or in hard copy format. Please note that hard copy formats attract an increased fee.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Environmental Protection Act 1986 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Protection (Controlled Waste) Regulations 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Environmental Regulation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Controlled Waste

Environmental Regulation

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Operating address: The Atrium
Level 4
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 33
Cloisters Square Po, Western Australia 6850
Phone: 08 6467 5299