Shamkris Global Group


What is Import License for Hazardous Waste?

A person intending to import and transit for trans-boundary movement of hazardous wastes specified shall apply concerned government authorities of importing country as per their rules and regulations. Most of importing country may insist importer to obtain necessary permission from Pollution department or equivalent authority simultaneously.

Based on necessary comments from pollution department, the concerned authority can issue an import permit subjected to importer have the environmentally sound recycling, recovery or reuse facilities. The permit is provided to importer based on the adequate facilities and arrangement for treatment and disposal of wastes generated and valid registration from the Pollution department and a proof of being an actual user.

Such government authority who issues import permit for goods containing hazardous waste material shall forward a copy of the permission granted to other government agencies to ensure compliance of the conditions of imports and safe handling of the hazardous waste.

The Port and Customs authorities shall ensure that shipment is accompanied by the Movement Documents specified and the test report of analysis of the hazardous waste consignment in question, from a laboratory accredited by the exporting country.

Why this License is Required?

Any traders who want to import Hazardous waste like Paper,  Scrap Metal, E-waste, and Scrap Pastic need to have license. Without this license, they cannot import. This is a mandatory license from the pollution board.

Who can get a Hazardous Waste License

Metal Scrap Import

Paper Scrap Import

Plastic Scrap Import

E-Waste Scrap Import

Document Required for Hazardous Waste License

Role of Shamkris and Process of Hazardous Waste License

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.

The License process described below:

Advisory for the document required

Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.

Application File

Inspection by the department if required

Liason department

License issued

Yearly Compliance if Applicable

Renewal when due

Who can issue the Hazardous Waste License?


Import of hazardous wastes shall not be permitted and any such import shall be treated as a case of illegal traffic. (3) In case of illegal import of hazardous wastes the importer shall re-export the waste in question within a period of thirty days from the date of its arrival into India.
Scientific disposal of hazardous waste through collection, storage, packaging, transportation and treatment, in an environmentally sound manner minimises the adverse impact on human health and on the environment.