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Apply for a bespoke permit for a waste operation

Bespoke permit for waste operations

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.

Application forms

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.

Part A

Application form Part A - About you

Guidance notes Part A - How to complete Part A of our application form

Part B

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

Part F

Application Form Part F1 - Opra, charges and declarations

Guidance notes Part F1 - How to complete Part F1 of our application form

Credit and Debit card payment form CC1

Help with your application

General enquiries email -
General enquiries number - 0300 065 3000

Permit Receipt Centre
Natural Resources Wales
29 Newport Road
Cambria House
CF24 0TP


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.

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