What is OPAL

OPAL is a web based application for the purpose of issuing permits on behalf of the Department of the Environment in Belize. These permits are used for the import or export of scrap metal, used tires, lead acid batteries, ODS/halogenated gases, refrigeration/air conditioning equipments and petroleum products.

Applying for a license

Scrap Metal

Fee: $10 per ton

Lead Acid Batteries

Fee: $100 annually

Petroleum Products

Fee: Free

Used Tires

Fee: $100 annually


Fee: $300 per ton(HCFC)

Refrigeration Equipment

Fee: Free


Fee: $25 per application


Fee: $500 per application

Ionizing Equipment

Fee: Free

Please note that all fees are in Belize Currency