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Register as a producer under Scotland's Deposit Return Scheme

Use this service to

Apply to register to be a producer directly with SEPA.

To register

You’ll need to provide:

  • details about your business or organisation;
  • information about the products you sell in Scotland;
  • an operational plan that shows how you will meet your legal obligations.

There is guidance to show you what to include in your operational plan. Using the guidance will help you to provide the right information.

If you do not provide enough information in your operational plan to show how you will meet your obligations, your application may be refused.

You should download the operational plan guidance before you make your application.

Download operational plan guidance to support your application.

To apply to register, please download and complete the application form

You must answer all the questions on the application form. If you do not answer all the questions your application will be refused. Guidance is available to help you to complete and submit the application form.

Download guidance to help you complete your application.

After you apply

We will assess your application and tell you of our decision within 35 days. We may need to contact you if we have questions or need more information.

If your application is successful, you will be added to the list of registered producers and your registration will be sent to you.

If your application is refused, you will be told why this decision has been made and provided with details of what to do next.

For more information and guidance about Scotland's Deposit Return Scheme and what it might mean for your business, please visit our Deposit Return Scheme web pages.