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EPR Registration (Extended Producer Responsibility Registration) for e-Waste Management

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      What is EPR Registration for e-Waste?

      Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is the responsibility of every producer of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) to ensure environmentally sound management of electronic and electrical waste. On May 19, 2022, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India, introduced an amendment in the E-Waste Rules, 2016 and made EPR Authorisation as mandatory and to be obtained by all the producers including importers, e-retailers, on-line sellers etc. of EEE covered in E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016.

      Currently, all stakeholders in the value chain of a EEE including Manufacturer, Producer, Refurbished and Recycler have to obtain EPR Authorisation and complete the compliance as mentioned in the revised E-Waste Rules, 2022

      Who are required to obtain EPR Registration for E-Waste?

      Following entities are required to obtain an EPR registration certificate from Central Pollution Control Board:


      In EPR, the term “Manufacturers” means a person or an entity which has facilities for manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment.

      The responsibilities of manufacturer are:

      • Get EPR Registered
      • Collect e-waste generated during the manufacture of any electrical and electronic equipment and ensure its recycling or disposal
      • File annual and quarterly returns

      The term “Producer” means any person or entity who manufactures and offers to sell electrical and electronic equipment and their components or consumables, spare parts under its own brand; offers to sell assembled electrical and electronic equipment and their components or consumables, spare parts produced by other manufacturers or suppliers; offers to sell imported electrical and electronic equipment and their components or consumables spare parts; imports used electrical and electronic equipment.

      The responsibilities of producer include:

      • Get EPR Registered
      • Fulfill the EPR Target
      • Create awareness about the hazards of e-waste disposal
      • File annual and quarterly returns

      The term “Refurbisher” means any person or entity who repairs or assembles used electrical and electronic equipment for extending its working life for same use as originally intended, and selling the same in the market.

      The responsibilities of refurbisher are:

      • Get EPR Registered
      • Collect e-waste generated during the process of refurbishing and hand over the waste to registered recycler
      • File annual and quarterly returns

      The term “Recycler” means any person or entity who is engaged in recycling and reprocessing of waste electrical and electronic equipment  for recovery of precious, semi-precious metals including rare earth elements and other useful recoverable materials

      The responsibilities of recycler include:

      • Get EPR Registered
      • Maintain record of e-waste collected, dismantled, recycled
      • Create awareness about the hazards of e-waste disposal
      • Account for and upload information about any non-recyclable e-waste or any quantity which is not recycled
      • File annual and quarterly returns

      What types of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) are covered under EPR Registration for E-Waste?

      The scope of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for E-Waste covers the following Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE):

      Information technology and telecommunication equipment

      Personal Computers, Printers, Facsimiles, Telex, Telephones, Cellular Phones, Scanners, Tablets, Routers, Inverters, Phablets, Modems, Electronic Data Storage Devices, UPS, etc.

      Consumer Electrical and Electronics and Photovoltaic Panels

      Television sets, Refrigerators, Washing Machine, Air-Conditioners, Fluorescent Lamps, Radio Sets, Set Top Boxes, Video Cameras, Video Recorders, Audio Amplifiers, Digital Cameras, Solar Panels, Solar Cells, Lamps & Lights, etc.

      Large and Small Electrical and Electronic Equipment

      Large cooling appliances, freezers, Clothes dryers, Dish Washing Machines, Electric stoves, Electric Cookers, Microwaves, Microwave Oven, Electric Fans, Other Fanning, Exhaust Ventilation and Conditioning Equipment, Vacuum Cleaners, Carpet Sweepers,  

      Electrical and Electronic Tools

      Drills, Saws, Sewing Machines, Tools for Welding, Soldering, or Similar Use, Tools for Mowing or Other Gardening Activities, Tools for Riveting, Nailing or Screwing or Removing Rivets, Nails, Screws or Similar Uses, etc.  

      Toys, Leisure and Sports Equipment

      Electrical Trains or Car Racing Sets, Hand-held Video Games Consoles, Video Games, Computers for Biking, Diving, Running, Rowing, Sports Equipment with Electric or Electronic Components, Coin Slot Machines, etc.

      Laboratory Instruments

      Gas Analyser, Equipment having Electrical and Electronic Components, etc.

      Medical Devices

      Radiotherapy Equipment and Accessories, Cardiology Equipment and Accessories, Dialysis Equipment and Accessories, Pulmonary Ventilators and Accessories, Nuclear Medicine Equipment and Accessories, Laboratory Equipment for In Vitro Diagnosis and Accessories, Analysers and Accessories, Fertilization Tests Equipment and Accessories, etc.

      What are the documents required for EPR Registration for e-waste

      The following documents are required for EPR registration for E-Waste:

      PAN, GST, CIN, IEC (for importers), Incorporation Certificate of the company
      Aadhar/PAN of the authorized person
      DGFT License (If Applicable)
      Sales Detail and Enclosure A As per th elatest EPR Rules, 2022
      Scanned copy of signatures of authorized persons
      Details on the quantity of electrical and electronic equipment sold in the market. Affidavit on a Stamp Paper certifying correctness of the same
      Declaration on the availability of technical documents as per EN50581 of the electrical and electronic equipment sold in the market
      PAN Card and Aadhaar Card of the authorised signatory of the company

      What is the procedure for obtaining EPR Registration for E-Waste?

      Manufacturers, Producers, Refurbishers and Recyclers can obtain EPR for E-Waste by submitting an online application, along with all necessary information, documents, and application fees. The process for EPR registration is as follows:

      Day 1:
      • Collection of required information
      • Classification of Trademark Class
      • Checking availability of Trademark
      Day 3:
      • Filing of online Trademark Registration application
      • Sharing the filed application & receipt
      Day 2:
      • Preparing the required documentation
      Day 4:
      • Government processing time
      Step 1 Documentation
      • We make sure that the Documentation is complete before EPR Application. We help you in preparing all the relevant, declarations, certifications, undertakings, flow charts, presentations, statements and prepare aa file of complete documents before application.

      Step 2
      Submission of application
      • Once the documentation is complete, we submit the application with CPCB with payment of the requisite application fee.

      Step 3
      Processing of application
      • Once the application is submitted and the application fees is paid, then CPCB will process the application.

      • An officer will be assigned to the case an we will maintain regular follow-ups with the officer to clear deficiencies in the application.

      Step 4
      Grant of EPR Registration
      • Authorized officials will process the registration application within 15 days for the grant of EPR registration. Applications will be rejected if false information/documents are submitted.

      • If the application is complete, CPCB/SPCB/PCC will issue EPR registration certificates to PIBOs using a digital signature integrated into the portal.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      All you need to know before applying for EPR Registration for E-Waste:

      EPR refers to the responsibility of producers to manage their products in an environmentally sustainable way until the end of their life cycle.

      E-waste contains useful material of economic benefit such as plastics, iron, glass, aluminium, copper, precious metals such as silver, gold, platinum, palladium and indium etc and rare earth elements such as lanthanum, neodymium etc. and hazardous substances such as lead, cadmium, mercury etc. and other toxic substances such as polychlorinated bi-phenyls, etched chemicals, etc. The most complex mix of substances is usually present in the printed circuit boards (PCBs)/ printed wiring boards (PWBs).

      Yes, E-waste contains hazardous substances such as:

      • Lead
      • Cadmium
      • Mercury
      • hexavalent chromium
      • polychlorinated bi-phenyls (PCBs)
      • brominated flame retardants (BFR), etc.

      The E-Waste management in India is regulated through the E – Waste Management Rules, 2016 under the Environment Protection Act, 1986. The rules have been further amended in 2018, 2022, 2023. Digital copies of these rules are uploaded and can be seen on the CPCB’s website.

      These are the people who are Eligible:

      • Manufacturer
      • Producer
      • Consumer
      • Bulk consumer
      • Collection centres
      • Dealers
      • E-retailer
      • Refurbisher
      • Dismantler
      • and Recycler;

      are involved in manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, collection, storage and processing of e-waste or electrical and electronic equipment listed in Schedule I, including their components, consumables, parts and spares which make the product operational.

      The E-Waste Management Rules, 2016 shall not apply to:

      • Used lead acid batteries as covered under the Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001.
      • Micro Enterprises as defined in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006.
      • Radio-active wastes as covered under the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962.

      There are more than 130 equipments which are covered under the E-Waste Management, some of which are:

      SR. No.

      Categories of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE)

      EEE Code


      Copying equipment



      Electrical and electronic typewriters



      User terminals and systems












      Pay telephones



      Cordless telephones



      Cellular telephones: Feature phones



      Cellular telephones: Smart phones



      Answering systems


      The Environmentally Sound Management means taking all necessary steps required to ensure that e-waste is managed in a manner that protects health and environment against any adverse effects, which results from such e-wastes.

      The charges for an EPR Registration varies on the on capacity of e-waste generated or recycled.

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