Certification from Pollution control Board

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Certificate from Pollution control board to import

One of the requirements to import some of the specific products effecting environment is to obtain a Certificate from pollution control department of importing country.

pollution control board certificate to importNecessary certificate from pollution board has to be attached along with other documents, as a part of documentation methods to import some of the specific products fall under.

The import of Hazardous Wastes is subject to control by the Pollution Control Department. The importer of such products is required to obtain a Basel Permit for the import of hazardous wastes controlled under the Basel Convention and the Hazardous Waste and its Regulations. The import, export and transit of hazardous wastes are not allowed with non-parties to the Basel Convention.

Importer must declare Basel Import or Transit Permit Number, item description and item quantity, the corresponding Product HS codes etc. along with import permit application. Importer has to fax Invoice, Bill of Lading (BL) or Air waybill (AWB), Copy of Basel export, import or transit permit or any other supporting documents relevant to the export, import or transit permit to the Pollution Control Department.

If any material containing hazardous materials is imported, importer should follow the terms and conditions of Hazardous Waste (Control of Export, Import and Transit) Act and its Regulations along with permit from Pollution Control Department, the national competent authority for Basel Convention.

The concerned authority will issue a permit for the import of the hazardous waste, if it is satisfied that all the relevant competent authorities of the other countries have also given their consent of the movement.


A brief description about the subject is explained here.   You may contact concerned government agency for latest update.     

Also read:  Penalization under importation of hazardous material     How to pack and label Hazardous wastes      Process of importation of Hazardous Waste      Duties and responsibilities of importer in handling hazardous wastes       Certification from Pollution control Board      Maintaining quality under importation of goods        Transportation of Hazardous waste      Test report of analysis from Laboratory to import hazardous waste materials 


Basic information about documentation procedures to obtain certificate from pollution control department is explained, as a part of process of importation. If you wish to add more information about the method of obtaining NOC from pollution board to import certain items, please share your thoughts below.



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Dinesh Rajpurohit : Hello, I want to know that.. is Pollution Control Board certification necessary to import Steel scrap as a trader? If yes, then what is the procedure and requirements? Kindly guide me on this. Thanks & Regards.

Murtaz Soni : I am murtaza soni from Mumbai. My company is known as S S TRADERS. Sir i want to start import business of ms scrap as a TRADER. Is it compulsory to have pollution certificate for importing ms scrap and could you please let me know list of other required documents.

m.m.metal : I want pollution cartificat for ubc and aluminium scrap trading please guide me.


sahil: hlo sir, i am supplier of occ waste paper in punjab and i want to import occ and to know that how to could i get pollution certificate and how can i import goods.

DEEPAK SHAH: Sir I want to import aluminum scrap Is it compulsory to have pollution certificate for importing aluminum scrap and could you please let me know list of other required documents.

Rajesh Chhillar: I want to Import Aluminium And Electric Motor Scrap ,please Suggest me What Required for Documents and Certificate With Regards

Vasim Akram: I want advice on pollution certificate as to import chemical waste

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