Hazardous Waste Program

Fees for the Shipment of Radioactive Materials

Radioactive Materials Shipments | Fees for the Shipment | Additional Information

Fees should be received by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102 prior to the shipment entering the state. 

For low-level waste shipments, please fill out the Missouri Radioactive Materials Shipment Notification And Fee Payment Form, Form--MO 780-2146.

Payment Options
Fees may be paid by either credit card or check.

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After the notification form is received by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, a receipt will be emailed to the sender so the driver will have paperwork to show that the department has been notified of the shipment, and if payment has been made, this will be indicated as well.

For high-level shipments, highway route controlled quantity shipments, spent nuclear fuel or transuranic material shipments, notification and fee payment should be received at least seven days prior to the shipment entering the state.  Please contact the department at 573-751-3907 or via email at moradshipments@dnr.mo.gov for further instructions.

While the statute specifies the shipper is ultimately responsible for payment of the fee, carriers may accept responsibility for the fee on behalf of their clients.

The statute also authorizes the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to accept annual payment of fees, but implementation of this feature is on hold until regulations can be established regarding annual payments.