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SEPA's Registry

Our Registry teams provide two main functions, environmental licensing support and maintenance of the public registers

Environmental licensing support

We can help support you through the licence/registration application process. See our FAQs below for the most commonly asked questions or call your local Registry team if you need further information.

Public registers

SEPA is obliged by various pieces of legislation to maintain and make available information held on the public registers. To view these registers, please contact one of our Registry teams to make an appointment.


Is my septic tank registered?

Please contact SEPA’s Contact Centre on 03000 99 66 99 or use our webform to find out.


If my septic tank is not registered how do I apply?

Guidance on how to apply to register your septic tank is available on our application forms page.

Waste Carriers – who is registered?

A list of registered Carriers/Brokers is available on our website.

For confirmation on whether an operator is registered as a Professional Collector & Transporter of Waste please contact SEPA’s Contact Centre on 03000 99 66 99 or via email.

How do I apply and pay for my Waste Carriers Licence or Renewal?

Details are available on our regulatory application forms page.

How much is a licence/registration?

Full details of all our current costs are available on our charging scheme pages.

At what stage in the process is my application?

Please contact your local registry office to enquire about your applications progress:

Aberdeen Registry
Phone: 01224 266600

Dingwall Registry
Phone: 01349 862021

Angus Smith Building Registry
Phone: 01698 839000


How do I apply for a licence?

All forms and guidance documents are available on our regulatory applications page.