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Public Registers Online

The Environment Agency licenses industry, business and individuals to carry out certain activities that have the potential to pollute the environment.

Public Registers Online service allows you to search for:

  • Environmental permits and licences
  • Exemptions
  • Waste Carriers, Brokers and Dealers
  • Scrap Metal Dealers

Please note: Enforcement Actions will not appear in this search. You should search the Enforcement Actions register instead.

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Use this if you know a permit number or business name

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Use this to search by business name, permit number, local authority, or address

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Environmental Permitting Regulations

Other searchable registers

Public Register information on

More information about other Environment Agency’s public registers is available on

Go to Access the public register for environmental information pages to find out about:

  • Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)
  • Packaging and batteries
  • Large raised reservoirs