How do you apply to be a registered skip company?
To apply to be registered skip company, please complete our online application form:
Apply online (gov.uk website)
Once we have received your completed application form and documentation (see details below for required documents), we will process your application within 48 hours.
Once your company is registered, you will be given a username and password so that you can apply online for skip licences.
What documentation do I need to be a registered skip company?
Please supply the following documentation as part of your company's application:
What are the conditions for being a registered skip company?
The terms and conditions for being a registered skip company can be found on our Highways Act Section 139 - control of builders skips page.
Please read the terms and conditions in full before making your application.
How much does it cost to be a registered skip company?
There is a fee of £94.90 to cover administration costs for registering your company.
Payment can be made by credit or debit card via the online form.
What if I wish to change my skip operators licence?
To make any changes to your skip operators licence, such as changing the name of your company, please use the following online form:
Skip operator licence change application form (gov.uk website)
Alternatively, please contact us directly to make any changes.
There is no fee to change the licence.
What if I have any queries, concerns or complaints?
If you have queries, concerns or complaints about the registration process, please contact us either online or by telephone.