How to apply for a vehicle permit
Find out how to apply for a permit to transport prescribed industrial waste (PIW). Includes driver training and vehicle signage.
When you're transporting prescribed industrial waste (PIW), you must have a permit. To apply, download the appropriate waste transport forms.
See how to complete a vehicle permit form for instructions about completing and submitting the forms.
Anyone who drives a vehicle transporting PIW must have a driver training certificate. This is completed through the Victorian Waste Management Association, who run a one-day training course. The course covers topics including waste management, vehicle preparation and emergency procedure guides.
When you apply for or renew a waste transport permit, you must make sure that your vehicle can safely transport the waste specified. There are requirements for tanker and non-tanker vehicles.
You must display the correct signage on your vehicle if you're transporting:
The Australian dangerous goods code describes what kind of signage you need for waste, which can also be classified as dangerous goods.
Vehicle permit application guide (publication 1925)
Reviewed 9 December 2020