Offerors and transporters of certain quantities and types of hazardous materials, including hazardous wastes, are required to file an annual registration statement with the U.S. Department of Transportation and to pay a fee (see Title 49 CFR Part 107, Subpart G (107.601 - 107.620). The fee provides funds for grants distributed to States and Indian tribes for hazardous materials emergency response planning and training and to certain professional organizations for training purposes. This program began in 1992 and is administered by the Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Mailing Address (All mailed applications should be sent to this address)
U.S. Department of Transportation
Hazardous Materials Registration
P.O. Box 530273
Atlanta, GA 30353-0273
Revised Fees For 2013-2014
On April 19, 2013, PHMSA published a final rule in the Federal Register lowering the Hazardous Materials Registration fee for registration year 2013-2014 for all registrants.
As determined by the Small Business Administration, the lowered registration fee for small businesses and not-for-profit organizations is $125 during the 2013-2014 registration year (plus a $25 processing fee for each registration form). The revised registration fee for all other registrants is $1,300 (plus a $25 processing fee for each registration form).
The annual fee for small businesses and not-for-profit organizations for registration year 2014-2015 and the following years will remain at $250, (plus a $25 processing fee for each registration form), and $2,575 (plus a $25 processing fee for each registration form) for all other registrants.
The Fee Table with the application form includes the revised fees for all registration periods that include the 2013-2014 registration year.
The fastest refunds will be made by U.S. Treasury electronic check to those applying via PHMSA’s Internet Site. For security reasons, a unique refund request personal identification number (PIN), and directions on how to apply for the refund, will be mailed to all registrants eligible for the refund. Online refund requests will require your Registration Number, the PIN given in the mailed letter, the company’s Tax ID Number, and the necessary bank account information. Online refunds are available until September 15, 2013.
If you are unable to take advantage of the Internet refund option, you may request the mailed refund option and instructions by calling PHMSA at either 202-366-4109 or 800-942-6990, or e-mailing at REGISTER@DOT.GOV. If you have questions, please use the PHMSA telephone numbers and e-mail address listed above.
A copy of the Final Rule is available at the link provided below.
Final Rule of 04/19/13
Place Your Online Refund Request Here
Please note that online refunds are available until September 15, 2013.