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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Apply for a waste permit

The waste permit scheme is currently suspended

Applications for waste permits are suspended

You currently do not need a waste permit.

Waste types are restricted - check the waste site pages for the types of waste we can currently accept.

Please book an appointment if you need to visit a site.

Check if you need a waste permit

Applications for waste permits are currently suspended until further notice.

You'll need a permit if you're using a:

  • Van, pick-up truck or any vehicle designed or altered to transport goods*
  • Trailer 4 foot 6 inches (1.37 metres) long or over (from front board to back board)*

*Please note: this is not an exhaustive list of all vehicles.

Or

You're getting rid of:

Apply for a waste permit online

Applications for waste permits are currently suspended until further notice.

  • Permits are only available to Leicestershire county residents. The online application will not proceed if you live in the city or neighbouring counties.
  • Permits are free of charge.
  • Permits are delivered to your home address.
  • Permit applications are not processed during weekends, so please allow sufficient time for the permit to be processed and delivered to you.
  • You must have the permit before attending the waste site.

'Apply for a waste permit online' Log in with your Self account details

Changes to vehicle ownership or address

If you have a long-term (12 visit) Household Waste Permit, you'll need to tell us if:

  • the vehicle is sold
  • your address changes

Other types of Household Waste Permit are short-term and don't need updating.

Changes to waste permit details are currently suspended until further notice.

Change of address

 

Updated service for waste permits: you’ll need a 'Self' account to update your permit details online - please see the instructions above.

  1. Log in to your Self account, click your name in the top-right corner of the screen, select My Profile - update your address and click Submit. Then,
  2. Complete the online update your waste permit details form

Change of vehicle

  • If you are only changing the vehicle on your waste permit, complete the online update your waste permit details form.

If you need to visit the recycling and household waste site while you are waiting for your new permit you can apply for a temporary one.

Renewing a waste permit

You apply for a new permit as and when you need one, you cannot renew a temporary permit or a long term (12 visit) permit. When your long term permit expires or has been used 12 times, apply for a new one.

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