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Application for Regulation 12 Approval for Handling a Controlled Waste

Under regulation 12 of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations (2010) persons may apply to the Director, EPA for an environmental approval for the handling, production, receipt, storage, reuse, recycling, reprocessing, salvage, incineration, treatment, disposal or use for energy recovery of controlled waste and the disposal of general waste. Regulation 12 approvals are granted under the Regulations where no other approval exists for the environmental aspects of a proposed activity.

Following the submission of an application additional information or documentation may be requested to assest with the assessment of the application.

Please note that this application form will time out and be unable to be submitted if it is not completed within 60 minutes.

Application for Regulation 12 Approval for Handling a Controlled Waste


Applicants must tick at least one checkbox wherever boxes are presented, and all fields denoted by * must be completed.

Section 1: Applicant Details







[List of Class Codes]


Section 2: Main Contact





Section 3: Communication Details





Section 4: Addresses













Section 5: Information about the nature of the waste for which approval is required

[List of Waste Category Codes]








Section 6: Details about the handling of the waste for which approval is required










Section 7: Details about the controlled waste producer (if different from the applicant)





Section 8: The period to which the application relates


Section 9: Declaration