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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Identification (ID) Verification Fee

(H&SC Section 25205.16)

DTSC is authorized to assess an annual verification fee on all generators, transporters, or facility operators with 50 or more employees that require an identification number issued by DTSC or by the U.S. EPA. There is an annual cap of $5,000 for each generator, transporter, or facility that may have multiple ID numbers. State ID numbers are owner and site specific. EPA ID numbers are site specific. The fee is due within 30 days from the date of receipt of notice by DTSC. See the Related Links section found on DTSC’s Hazardous Waste ID Number website for more information. Table 3 reflects the fee collected for each identification number based on the number of employees within a firm or organization. EPA ID site fees are based on the number of employees employed in California in the entire firm or organization, who work more than 500 hours during the preceding calendar year.

Table 3: EPA ID Verification Fee for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21

Due Date: 30 days from the date of receiving a notice from DTSC

Number of EmployeesFee*
Less than 50 employees$ 0
50 but less than 75 employees$150
75 but less than 100 employees$175
100 but less than 250 employees$200
250 but less than 500 employees$225
500 or more employees$250

*Not subject to CPI adjustment.