Do you need a waste carriers licence?

Yes, you do! If you ever transport waste as part of your business, then you need a waste carriers licence. If you are stopped and don’t have a licence then the fine is up to £5,000.
But the good news is that if you just transport garden or tree waste, that you produce yourself, you need a LOWER TIER registration. This is free and lasts forever.
This can be done in 10 minutes online. Go to:
If you answer the 3rd and 4th questions as indicated then you are offered the LOWER TIER registration:
Do you ever deal with waste from other businesses or households? NO
Do you ever deal with construction or demolition waste? NO