1. Instructions: BWP HW 15 doc format of Precious Metals Transporter Renewal Instructions pdf format of Precious Metals Transporter License Renewal Application

  2. Form: BWP HW 15 doc format of Precious Metals Transporter License Renewal Application pdf format of Class B RRM Transporter License Renewal Application

  3. Transmittal Form & Number for Permit Application & Payment


Permit Fact Sheet 

  1. Permit Name
    License to Transport Precious Metals Class B(4) Regulated Recyclable Materials
  2. Purpose of License
    Transporter licensing serves to protect public health, welfare, and the environment through the review of a firm's qualifications and competence to transport precious metals that are Class B(4) Regulated Recyclable Materials (RRM). License review includes assessment of an applicant's insurance coverage, driver training program, and emergency response procedures/equipment. Successful applicants will receive a Precious Metals Class B(4) Regulated Recyclable Materials (RRM) Transporters License.
  3. MassDEP Unit Responsible for License Review
    Bureau of Waste Prevention, Business Compliance Division
    Hazardous Waste Transporter Program
    One Winter Street
    Boston, MA 02108
    617-292-5576
  4. Who Must Apply
    Companies wishing to transport precious metals that are Class B(4) regulated recyclable materials.
  5. Documentation to Accompany Application
    Each permit application for a license to transport precious metals Class B(4) RRM must be accompanied by 11 separate informational attachments. The required information is described briefly in the application form and in some cases, samples and/or blank forms for the required information are attached to the application. Applicants are advised to read the regulations listed to ensure that all the necessary information is included.
  6. Fees Associated with License
    An application fee of $890 is due when the application is submitted. There is no annual compliance fee.
  7. License Review Timelines
    See: Permit Application Timelines and Fees Schedule pdf format of Permit Application Timelines and Fees Schedule
  8. Duration of License
    The license is issued for up to five (5) years, provided the applicant remains in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
  9. What Regulations Apply?
    Applicable regulations include, but are not limited to:
    • Hazardous Waste Regulations, 310 CMR 30.00 (in particular sections 30.010, 30.274, 30.275, 30.400, and 30.800)
    • Timely Action and Fee Schedule Provisions, 310 CMR 4.00.
    These may be purchased online, in person, or by mail at the Massachusetts State Bookstore