Pesticide Application Business Licence

Companies that wish to apply a commercial class pesticide to client properties must have a pesticide application business licence. Pesticide application business licences are specific to the type of pesticides your business uses. They are available for the following categories:

  • Agricultural - Class A
  • Mosquito and Biting Fly Control - Class B
  • Structural - Class C-1
  • Structural Fumigation - Class C-2
  • Seed/Seed Piece Treatment - Class D
  • Landscape - Class E
  • Forestry Herbicides - Class F-1
  • Reforestation - Class F-2
  • Greenhouse Class G
  • Soil Fumigation - Class H
  • Other - Class I

What are the requirements?

To obtain a pesticide application business licence, your business must:

  • have an insurance policy with coverage of at least $500,000 for pollution liability, and at least $1,000,000 for general public liability; 
  • own or have access to a pesticide storage facility; and 
  • employ at least one person with a pesticide applicator certificate.

What are the fees?

$200 per year. There is no HST. Make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.

When does a pesticide application business license expire?

A Pesticide Application Business Licence expires on December 31 of the year it was issued. 

How do I apply?

Fill out the Pesticide Application Business Licence Form and send it to Pesticide Management Program Specialist.

Where can I find more information?

Thane Clarke (Pesticide Management Program Specialist)
Jones Building, 4th Floor
11 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PEI  
C1A 7N8
Telephone:  (902) 368-5599
Fax:  (902) 368-5830 
Email: ktclarke@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
June 9, 2015
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General Inquiries

Department of Communities, Land and Environment
4th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-5044
Toll-free: 1-866-368-5044
Fax: (902) 368-5830

CLE@gov.pe.ca