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Procedure NameApplication for Solid Waste Export Certificate


This document shows application process for Solid Waste Export Certificate. This certificate is required for any export of solid waste from Cambodia.


The country does not allow any import of solid waste, according to Anukret on Solid Waste Management. However, there is a recent notification from the government which basically would allow the import of types of solid waste with the following HS codes: 7204.10, 7204.21, 7204.30, 7204.41, into the country. However, regulation has not yet been clearly made in term of application process for this import authorization.

Place for submitting application

Ministry of Environment (MoE) has one Single Window to serve the need of applicant with regards to all kinds of public services the ministry provides, including CLP issuing service.

Single Window across government ministries is basically stationed with administrative or technical staffs of relevant departments inside the ministry. MoE’s Single Window is no exception; it has staffs from Environmental Pollution Control Department, who is the ministry’s technical department in charge of issuing the certificate above. Applicant comes to Single Window to inquire about the service, get sample application forms, submit, pay fee, and collects the requested all types of authorization documents.


Address for the Single Window as well as Environmental Pollution Control Department (D.EPC):


Ministry of Environment

Address: #48 Preah Sihanouk Blvd., Sangkat Tonle Basak, Khan Chamka Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Person of Contact Name: Mr. Chea Sina, D-DIR of D.EPC

Person of Contact Tel: (855) 12 915792



Note 1

Applicant can get sample application form at Single Window

Note 2

Applicant can assign a representative to submit application and go through the required application process on his behalf. In this case, Power Attorney or authorization letter is also needed to include into the application.


Supporting Documents include:

  • Invoice
  • Packing list
  • Business Registration Certificate
  • VAT Certificate


If applicant submits copied version of any supporting documents that is relevant to applicant’s identification including Business Registration Certificate and Tax Registration Certificate, it is normal requirement that these copied documents be certified by competent authorities first.

Note 3

Internal process starts from technical office inside the department and go through several consideration and approval process by relevant officers/offices in institutional hierarchy order.

During this internal process, applicant may be asked or advised (practically by phone call) by officer to provide further information and/or documents for the completeness of application.

This process would results in primary approval on the application and only then technical officer in charge of the application may advise applicant about this primary approval and ask applicant to come to pay required service fee.

Note 4

The service fee here depends on exporting product specification and amount.

Note 5

The certificate is valid for 1 month (validity and product specifications are detailed on the certificate itself). Applicant may be advised to come directly to the technical department to collect the license. Applicant may bring identification documents of himself and application filing receipt/payment receipt when he comes to collects the certificate. 



The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Form used to obatin a Solid Waste Export Certificate06-04-201504-12-2015Ministry of EnvironmentThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Approval required for export of solid wastePermit RequirementMinistry of EnvironmentAll construction of landfills, incinerators or export abroad of of solid waste shall be subject to prior approval from Ministry of EnvironmentTo strengthen solid waste management in compliance with technical manner to ensure the environmental safety and public healthSub-Decree No. 036 Solid Waste Management31-12-9999Good