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Do you want to collect used oil, hazardous small household waste or ship's waste in the Netherlands? You will need a waste collection permit from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat, I&W).
Applying for a collection permit
You can request a waste collection permit (Bia, in Dutch) from the Waste Management Department (Uitvoering Afvalbeheer) at the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate. In order to obtain this permit, your business must satisfy a number of requirements with regard to accounting and internal control procedures. You also need to submit a certificate of conduct for the person in charge of the collecting. You then will be added to the list of permit holders (in Dutch), which is publicly available.
Online application procedure via Message Box
You can submit permit applications at the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate via Message Box. Message Box is a secure email system that enables entrepreneurs to exchange digital messages with Dutch government agencies.
In Message Box, for ILT please select Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.