Essential maintenance

The online application system for the following application types is currently offline for essential maintenance.  We apologise for any inconvenience this causes. 

  • Point Source Discharge Registration (including septic tanks)
  • Engineering Registration
  • Abstraction Registration

In the meantime, paper applications can be submitted. The fee to apply for  registration is £130.00. Further charging information is available in the Environmental Regulation (Scotland) Charging Scheme 2016.

Before applying to register your domestic sewage discharge (septic tank) please contact SEPA to confirm that the system is not already registered as no refund will be provided for duplicate applications. Please complete the following form and we will carry out a check and get back to you.

You can download the application forms here:

Please contact SEPA on 03000 99 66 99 to make payment by credit or debit card and instructions on how to submit your application form.