Apply for a bespoke permit for a waste operation
Our permitting charges will remain at 2022-2023 rates until any new charging schemes are agreed.
See details of the proposed charges we intend to implement for 2023-2024, subject to Ministerial approval.
Before you apply
You will need to apply for a bespoke permit if your activity is not exempt and you are unable to meet the criteria of one of our standard rules set. The link Do I need to apply for a permit or register an exemption provides further details.
How to apply
On this page you’ll find application forms for a new bespoke permit and the guidance notes to complete the application forms. You must fill in part A and F and complete the appropriate part B sections.
Look at our How to apply for an environmental permit page before you apply, for up-to-date information on the application process.
When opening the forms, you may need to click 'View, Edit document' or 'Enable content'. Look at our How to apply for an environmental permit page for more information on using our application forms.
Once you have selected the right parts of the form you only need to fill in the sections of that form which are relevant to your application.
Application form Part A - About you
Guidance notes Part A - How to complete Part A of our application form
Application Form Part B2 - Apply for a bespoke permit: General
Guidance notes Part B2 - How to complete Part B2 of our application form
Application Form Part B4 - Apply for bespoke Waste facilities
Guidance notes Part B4 - How to complete Part B4 of our application form
Application Form Part F1 - Opra, charges and declarations
Guidance notes Part F1 - How to complete Part F1 of our application form
Send your completed application to:
Permit Receipt Centre
Natural Resources Wales
29 Newport Road
How to pay
You can pay for your permit application in the following ways:
Call us on 0300 065 3000 between 9 and 5, Monday to Friday.
by BACS transfer to:
Company name: Natural Resources Wales
Company address: Income Department, PO Box 663, Cardiff, CF24 0TP
Address: National Westminster Bank Plc., 2 1/2 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4BA
Sort code: 60-70-80
Account number: 10014438
Fees and charges
Read more about fees and charges in our environmental permitting charging scheme
We'll determine your application as soon as is practically possible. If your application for a permit is more complex because of other legislation or planning constraints, or we have particular concerns about the proposal then we may need to agree a different timescale with you.