The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) regulates the environmental impact of enterprises handling VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) solvents. To this effect such facilties require an operational permit from ERA as the regulator.

What you'll get

Site operations at the industrial facilities handling VOC-solvents will be issued with an operational permit in order to be compliant with applicable environment legislation, therefore limiting and controlling the impacts on the environment.


Local and/or foreign individuals or corporate bodies operating installations handling VOC-solvents in Malta and Gozo as described here.

How to apply

Fill in the online form and submit.

Prior to clicking the submit button, kindly ensure that all relevant supplementary forms have been attached, including a signed scanned copy of the page containing the applicant's declaration.