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Procedure NameTrade in Hazardous Waste Licence
Description

Category

Licence requirement for Transit-in hazardous waste

Responsible Agency       

Zambia Environmental Management Agency 

LUSAKA HEAD OFFICE

Address: Plot No.6975,

                 Ridgeway Corner,

                 Church and Suez Roads,

                 P.O.Box 35131 Lusaka

Phone: +260-211-253140

             +260-211-254023

             +260-211-254059

Fax: +260-211-254164

 

NORTHERN REGION OFFICE

Address: Jacaranda Road,

               P.O.Box 71302,Ndola

Phone: +260-212-610407/621048

Fax: +260-212-610407/610246

 

 

CHIPATA OFFICE

Address: PROVIDENT House-NAPSA                   Building, 1st  floor rooms  G14,15& 16                                                    Umozi Highway,

                  P.O.Box 510527

Phone: +260-216-221-254

 

LIVINGSTONE OFFICE

Address: Plot No.555

                Junction of Obote-

                 Nehru Roads,

                 P.O.Box 60195

                  Livingstone

Phone: +260-213-321297

SOLWEZI OFFICE

Address: Provident House,

                Independence Avenue,

                P.O.Box 110134

Phone: +260-218-821-297

 

CHIRUNDU BORDER OFFICE

Address: Customs Commercial             

                Terminal  Building,

                 P.O.Box CRU 31                             

                  Chirundu

Phone/Fax: +260-211-515261

 

Legal base of the Procedure

The Environmental Management Act, 2011

Fee

Description

Class I (Fee Units)

ZMW

Class II( Fees Units)

ZMW

Class III (Fee Units)

ZMW

Trade-in

45 000

13 500

40 000

12 000

35 000

10 500

NB:

Description

Class I

Class II

Class III

Quantity

7201 tonnes per annum and above

5401-7200 tonnes per annum

5400 tonnes per annum and below

Description

Fee Units

ZMW

Transfer of Licence

10 000

3 000

Alteration and Amendment

5 000

1 500

Replacement of Licence

1 500

450

Required Documents

No.

Type of information

Note

1

Application Form

Documents necessary for the application
2 Proof of payment of licence processing fee
3 Notification form
4 Must be a licenced operator of a hazardous waste disposal site
5 Copy of expected dates of transit timetable
6 Proof of comprehensive insurance covering any probable incidents
7 Completed movement document for transboundary movements of waste

Process Steps

Step 1

 The Applicant collects, completes and submits an application and notification form with the supporting documentation to the Receiving Officer

Step 2

The Application is reviewed and approved if the regulations of The Environmental Management Act, 2011 are met.

Step 3

The Applicant then pays the licence processing fees and is issued with a receipt. This receipt is then submitted to the Receiving Officer.

Step 4

The issuing section reviews the approved application and issues a licence.

Step 5

 The Receiving Officer registers the licence.

Step 6 

A copy of the licence and related information are filed for record-keeping.

Step 7

The Applicant collects the licence.

CategoryImport/Export

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Hazardous Waste License Application Form17-12-201917-12-2019Zambia Environmental Management Agency This is Dowload File
Notification of Transboundary Movement or Transit of Hazardous Waste or other Waste17-12-201917-12-2019Zambia Environmental Management Agency This is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Trade in Hazardous Waste Licence requirementLicensing RequirementZambia Environmental Management Agency No person shall trade-in hazardous waste without a licence issued by Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA).All persons wishing to trade-in hazardous waste must apply for a licence.The Environmental Management Act, 201109-09-9999Good