Apply for a bespoke permit for an installation

Before you apply

You will need to apply for a bespoke permit if you fall within Schedule 1 of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016 (as amended), as described on the installations homepage. The link 'Do I need to apply for a permit or register an exemption' provides details of the different sectors where your activity may apply.

How to apply

On this page you’ll find application forms for a new bespoke permit and the guidance notes to complete the application forms. You must fill in part A and F and complete the appropriate part B sections.

Application forms

If you are having difficulty filling in your application then the information in the 'Help with you application' section below may help you. If you require some pre application advice please use the contact details below.

To work out how much you need to pay you will need to complete the Charge Tool. The tool contains guidance on how to complete it, but if you have any queries please contact us using the general enquiries email address below”

You will also need to complete an OPRA spreadsheet to calculate your annual subsistence charge.

Download the Operational Risk Assessment (OPRA) spreadsheet 

Part A

Application form Part A - About you

Guidance notes Part A - How to complete Part A of our application form

Part B

Application Form Part B2 - Apply for a bespoke permit: General

Guidance notes Part B2 - How to complete Part B2 of our application form

Application Form Part B3 - Apply for bespoke installation activities

Guidance notes Part B3 - How to complete Part B3 of our application form

Part F

Application Form Part F1 - Charges and declarations

Guidance notes Part F1 - How to complete Part F1 of our application form

How to pay

You can pay for your permit application in the following ways:

Call us on 0300 065 3000 between 9 and 5, Monday to Friday.


by BACS transfer to: 

Company name: Natural Resources Wales
Company address: Income Department, PO Box 663, Cardiff, CF24 0TP
Bank: RBS
Address: National Westminster Bank Plc., 2 1/2 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4BA
Sort code: 60-70-80
Account number: 10014438

Fees and charges

Read more about fees and charges in our environmental permitting charging scheme


Help with your application 

General enquiries email -

General enquiries number 0300 065 3000

Customer Service Centre
Natural Resources Wales
29 Newport Road
Cambria House
CF24 0TP.

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