Notify SEPA about the management of radioactive sources

Notify SEPA about the management of radioactive sources

To notify SEPA, you need to know:

  • the legal person in control of managing the radioactive source;
  • the type of radioactive source;
  • the location where the source is kept.

You must submit separate notifications for each location.

There is no fee to make a notification.

If you have this information, it should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete the notification form.

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It's quicker to make a notification online. If you can’t, or if you need help to do this, please contact us

The Contact Scotland BSL service will give you access to an online interpreter if needed.

After you notify us

It'll be valid for 3 years from the date of notification.

You'll need to renew it if you still keep and/or use the radioactive source after this date

Surrender your notification

If you no longer keep and/or use the radioactive sources covered by your notification, you can surrender the notification by contacting us.