Waste management activities; notification

Anyone wishing to collect, transport, trade or broker waste must notify the competent authority before commencing the activity.



If you take up an activity or change essential information about your activity, notify the competent authority. Also submit the required documents.

The authority will send you a confirmation of your notification and may make your activity

  • make your activity subject to conditions,
  • and/or limit it in time,
  • or impose conditions or
  • prohibit it completely.


The notification must be made before commencing work.

Required documents

  • The following documents are required:

    • Your company number(s) under waste legislation as a collector, transporter, broker or dealer of waste (if already issued to you)
    • The transaction number of your initial notification (only if you wish to create a notification of change)
    • your business registration (if you are obliged to register your business)
    • an extract from the commercial, association or cooperative register (if an application has been made)
    • If you are exempt from the obligation to obtain a permit for the handling of hazardous waste: Your waste management company certificate or your registration certificate as a certified EMAS company (if your company has the corresponding certification).
    • proof of company and environmental liability insurance (if such insurance exists)
    • Proof of the professional competence of the persons responsible for the performance and supervision of the company.


  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Anzeige von Sammlern, Beförderern, Händlern und Maklern von Abfällen
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Online procedures


    • if measures are required pursuant to Section 53 (3) sentence 1 or sentence 3 KrWG: 150 to 3,000 EUR
    • otherwise: EUR 25 to 100


Administrative court proceedings; information

Administrative court action


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