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Mobile On-Site Treatment of Medical Waste

This page provides forms, rules, guidance, and other information about mobile on-site treatment of medical waste.

Mobile on-site treaters of medical waste must register with TCEQ. Click on the sections below for more information about each topic.

  • September 30: Registrations expire each year. Submit a renewal annually using the annual summary report form (see forms above) to keep an on-site treater registration active.
  • March 1: Annual Summary Report (see forms above) is due each year.

Annual Fees are based on the quantity of waste treated as reported on the Annual Summary Report Form 10538. The fee schedule is in the table below. Fees are due within 30 days of the invoice date. Do not pay fees when submitting a new registration or renewal. Pay your annual fee via our web site.
Waste Treated Fee
0-1000 lbs. $100
1001-10000 lbs. $250
10001-50000 lbs. $400
> 50000 lbs. $500

Mobile On-Site Treater Querying Instructions for Central Registry:

  • Click the link for Search by Facility/Site (regulated entity). This will bring up the Regulated Entity search options.
  • Under the "Program" drop down menu, select "Medical Waste."
  • Populate one or more of the following fields:
    • RN Number (Regulated Entity Number)
    • Regulated Entity (Business Name)
    • Program ID (Medical Waste Registration Number)
    • Street Address (Site Address - May be entered as a partial address)
    • City
    • ZIP Code
    • County
  • Click the "Search" button.
  • Click the link in the "RN Number" column.
  • At the bottom of the page is a listing of the site's registrations with TCEQ. Look for "Medical Waste" in the "Program" column. A five-digit number starting with "54" (54###) indicates a mobile on-site treater of medical waste.
  • Click on the link in the "ID Number" column for more information about the registration.

If you have questions about mobile on-site treatment of medical waste, contact us at:

  • Phone: (512) 239-6413
  • E-mail:
  • Mailing Address:
    Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
    Medical Waste Program MC-129
    PO Box 13087
    Austin TX 78711-3087