You can transfer a permit to a new operator, eg when you’ve sold your business to someone else, or a permit holder moves away or dies.
Transfer a standalone water discharge or groundwater permit
Get the person taking over the permit to fill in part A: about you.
Transfer an installations, waste and mining waste operations permit
The person who wants to take over the permit must fill in:
- part A: about you
- part D2: application for transfer (installations, waste operations and mining waste operations) form
- part F1: Opra, charges and declarations form
You must declare relevant convictions when you apply for the transfer.
Post your completed forms
In England, post your forms to the Environment Agency.
Permitting and Support Centre
Environmental Permitting Team
99 Parkway Avenue
Parkway Business Park
In Wales, post your forms to Natural Resources Wales.
Permit Receipt Centre
Natural Resources Wales
29 Newport Road