You may use the following online services to apply for an exemption or to become a voluntary return point, and to check your eligibility.
Within this section, for each application type, you will find; an eligibility checker, an application guide, and an online application form. Please ensure you have read each relevant application guidance document before submitting an application.
Here is a summary of each application type:
Proximity Exemption - You may apply for a Proximity Exemption if you have an agreement with another nearby return point, to act on your behalf.
Environmental Health Exemption - You may apply for an Environmental Health Exemption if you can demonstrate that operating a return point would mean you would be in breach of other legislation, such as environmental health, food or fire safety.
Voluntary Return Point - You may apply to be a Voluntary Return Point if you can demonstrate that you have the plans in place to operate a successful return point.
For more information about the Application Service read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).