Guidance

Shipping radioactive waste and spent fuel after Brexit

What operators need to do to move radioactive waste and spent fuel to and from EU countries if the UK leaves without a deal.

Documents

Forms for shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email enquiries@beis.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

It will still be a criminal offence to ship radioactive waste and spent fuel without valid authorisation and documentation.

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, operators may need to get new authorisations to ship radioactive waste or spent fuel.

See the related guides on:

Published 18 February 2019
Last updated 10 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added forms for shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel.
  2. First published.