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Online Payment Options

IDEM now offers online payment options which allow you to make payments by eCheck or Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa only). IDEM has expanded the types of payments that can be accepted from our online payment system. Whether you are paying by e-Check or Credit Card, you will notice new payment options displayed in the drop down list on the first payment screen.

  • For customers making an IDEM Invoice payment, please select 'Invoice Payments' as the Transaction Item.
  • Office of Water Quality payments are now being accepted for the following payment types.
  • Please note: Only payments for the items listed below can be accepted online at this time. Customers making payments for Water Quality applications should review the instructions for each of the payment types below.

For Credit Card payments, a processing fee of $1.00 plus 2% will be charged on the total transaction.

For eCheck payments, a processing fee of $1.00 will be charged on the total transaction.

Hover over the payment options below to review detailed payment instructions for each payment type.

NPDES General Permit NOI for Coal Mining, Coal Processing and Reclamation
NPDES General Permit NOI for Hydrostatic Testing of Commercial Pipelines
NPDES General Permit NOI for Petroleum Products Terminals
NPDES General Permit NOI for Discharges of Once-Through Noncontact Cooling Water
NPDES General Permit NOI for Discharges from Groundwater Petroleum Remediation Systems
NPDES General Permit NOI for Discharges from Sand & Gravel, Dimension Stone and Crushed Stone Operations

  • All facilities wishing to submit a permit application must remit an application fee. For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. You will be asked for your permit number when making a payment. For initial permits, please use ‘New App’ for the permit number. Once completed, please email your NOI application form and payment receipt to owqwwper@idem.in.gov.
  • For faster processing, please include the type of permit that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • To obtain permit coverage, you must also mail a complete Notice of Intent form with a wet ink signature and any applicable attachments. Once these documents are received, the application will be processed and if complete a permit will be issued.

Industrial Storm Water (General Permits)

  • All facilities wishing to submit a permit application for Industrial Storm Water (General Permits) must remit an application fee. For your convenience, applications and payments may be submitted through the Regulatory Services Portal (RSP). Please do not submit payments for Industrial Storm Water using this online service.

Storm Water Run-off Associated with Construction Activity (NPDES General Permit)

  • All projects meeting the eligibility requirements of 327 IAC 15-5 wishing to submit a permit application must remit an application fee. For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. Once completed, please email your application form (Notice of Intent, State Form 47487 (R5 / 2-15) and payment receipt to StormWat@idem.IN.gov.
  • For faster processing, please include the type of permit that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • To obtain permit coverage, you must also mail a complete Notice of Intent form with a wet ink signature and attachments that include a Proof of Publication, payment receipt, and a construction/storm water pollution prevention plan verification of review. Once these documents are received, the application will be processed and if complete a permit will be issued.

Storm Water Run-off Associated with Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Conveyances (NPDES General Permit)

  • All MS4 entities wishing to submit a permit application must remit an application fee. For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. You will be asked for your permit number when making a payment. For initial permits, please use ‘New App’ for the permit number. Once completed, please email your application form (Notice of Intent, State Form 51270 (R4 / 4-08)) and payment receipt to StormWat@idem.IN.gov.
  • For faster processing, please include the type of permit that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • To obtain permit coverage, you must also mail a complete Notice of Intent form with a wet ink signature and attachments that include a Proof of Publication, payment receipt, and the Storm Water Quality Management Plan (SWQMP) Part A (State form 51277 (R3/4-08)). Once these documents are received, the application will be processed and if complete a permit will be issued.

NPDES Permit Application 2C: For Permit to Discharge Wastewater for Existing Manufacturing, Commercial, Mining, and Silvicultural Operations
NPDES Permit Application 2D: For Permit to Discharge Wastewater from New Source and New Discharge Application For Permit to Discharge Process Wastewater
NPDES Permit Application 2E: For Permit to Discharge Wastewater Proposed or Existing Nonprocess Wastewater (Only) Dischargers
NPDES Permit Application 2F: Individual Industrial Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity
Application for Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Permit
NPDES Permit Application for Discharges from a Public Water Supply

  • Applications for Industrial Operational Permits under 327 IAC 3-4
  • All facilities wishing to submit a permit application must remit an application fee. For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. You will be asked for your permit number when making a payment. For initial permits, please use ‘New App’ for the permit number. Once completed, please email your application form and payment receipt to owqwwper@idem.in.gov.
  • For faster processing, please include the type of permit that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • To obtain permit coverage, you must also mail a complete Notice of Intent form with a wet ink signature and any applicable attachments. Once these documents are received, the application will be processed and if complete a permit will be issued.

Major Municipal NPDES Permit Application
Semi Public & Minor Municipal NPDES Permit Application
Applications for Sanitary Operational Permits under 327 IAC 3-4

  • All facilities wishing to submit a permit application must remit an application fee. For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. You will be asked for your permit number when making a payment. For initial permits, please use ‘New App’ for the permit number. Once completed, please email your application form and payment receipt to owqwwper@idem.in.gov.
  • For faster processing, please include the type of permit that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • To obtain permit coverage, you must also mail a complete Notice of Intent form with a wet ink signature and any applicable attachments. Once these documents are received, the application will be processed and if complete a permit will be issued.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Construction Permit Application (327 IAC 3) Industrial Wastewater Treatment Construction Permit Application

  • All facilities wishing to submit a permit application must remit an application fee. For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. You will be asked for your permit number when making a payment. For initial permits, please use ‘New App’ for the permit number. Once completed, please email your application form and payment receipt to owqwwper@idem.in.gov (need to verify this email is correct).
  • For faster processing, please include the type of permit that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • To obtain permit coverage, you must also mail a complete Notice of Intent form with a wet ink signature and any applicable attachments. Once these documents are received, the application will be processed and if complete a permit will be issued.

Applications for Variances from Water Quality Standards (per 327 IAC 5-3-4.1) and also includes: Streamlined Mercury Variances (327 IAC 5-3.5)

  • All facilities wishing to apply for a variance must remit a fee (as per IC 13-18-20-12). For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. You will be asked for your permit number when making a payment. For initial permits, please use ‘New App’ for the permit number. Once completed, please email your variance application form and payment receipt to owqwwper@idem.in.gov (need to verify this email is correct).
  • For faster processing, please include the type of variance that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Variance applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • You must also mail a complete variance application form with a wet ink signature and any applicable attachments. Once these documents are received, the application will be processed.

Public Water System Construction Permit Application
NOI Water Main Extension Construction Permit Application

  • All facilities wishing to submit a permit application must remit an application fee. For your convenience, payments may be made through this electronic interface. You will be asked for your PWSID# when making a payment. For initial permits, please use ‘New App’ for the facility name. Once completed, please email the first page of your application form and payment receipt to DWBPermits@idem.in.gov.
  • For faster processing, please include the type of permit that is being submitted to IDEM in the subject line of the email.
  • Applications submitted without a payment receipt included cannot be processed.
  • To obtain permit coverage, you must also mail a complete Notice of Intent form with a wet ink signature and any applicable attachments. Once these documents are received, the application will be processed and if complete, a permit will be issued.
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