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, a Final Rule was published in the Federal Register lowering the registration fees for registration year 2013-2014 for all persons required to register. The fee for a small business or not-for-profit organization is revised to be $125 (plus a $25 processing fee), and for all other businesses the fee is $1300 (plus a $25 processing fee). After the 2013-2014 registration year, the registration fees will return to 2012-2013 registration year levels. The Fee Table with the application form provided as one of the Registration Quick Links includes the revised fees for all registration periods that include the 2013-2014 registration year. A copy of the Final Rule is available at the link provided below.
Final Rule of 04/19/13