Controlled Hazardous Substance Hauler, Vehicle And Driver Certification Details

Controlled Hazardous Substance Hauler, Vehicle And Driver Certification

General Info - Statewide Certification


To ensure the safe transport of hazardous wastes within the State of Maryland, the Department regulates the movements of controlled hazardous substances (CHS) by certifying CHS haulers, vehicles, and Maryland-domiciled drivers. 


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    Approval time

  • $20.0 - $50.0

    Application cost

Obtaining the Certification

Ready to get your certification? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Applicant submits a CHS hauler application and a CHS vehicle application for each vehicle with the required documents and the payment of the fee. Drivers domiciled in Maryland must submit an application for driver certification.


Apply for the Certification

Ready to apply?

Agency/Contact

Certification Issuer - Information

Who issues the certification?

Maryland Department of Environment

Contact Information

Jennifer Hopper

Email: Jennifer.Hopper@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 537-3344



Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of Environment the legal authority to issue this approval?

STATE: Environment Article, Title 7, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland; COMAR 26.13.04.