Temporary Hazardous Waste ID Numbers
Temporary ID numbers are issued to people or businesses who do not normally handle hazardous waste. These ID numbers are valid for 90 days. There are two categories of temporary ID numbers. These are provisional EPA ID numbers, and temporary State ID numbers. If you need a permanent ID number, please click here.
TEMPORARY (PROVISIONAL) EPA ID NUMBERS
TEMPORARY STATE ID NUMBERS
DTSC issues temporary State ID numbers to handlers. Temporary State ID numbers are issued to a person or business that does not routinely generate hazardous waste. Examples of non-routine (not ongoing) activities include asbestos abatement, removing underground tanks, and removing hazardous waste that was abandoned in a leased building. In other words, temporary State ID numbers are generally used for one time or short duration events. Some examples of persons or businesses needing a temporary State ID number are:
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