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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, licences, and exemptions
  • Waste Carriers, Brokers and Dealers
  • Scrap Metal Dealers

If you know the business name or the licence/permit number you are looking for, use the quick check below.

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

Alternatively, use the link below to access the full Public Registers Online search page.

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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