Pesticide Purchase Permit

Anyone that wants to buy a commercial, restricted or agricultural class pesticide must first obtain a pesticide purchase permit

What are the requirements?

You must be 18 years of age to qualify for a pesticide purchase permit. In addition, you must:

  • hold a pesticide application business licence; or 
  • be an operator of an agricultural operation or golf course that employs at least one person who holds a pesticide applicator certificate. 

What are the fees?

$50 per year. There is no HST. Make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.

When does a pesticide purchase permit expire?

This permit expires on December 31 of the year it was issued or once the business or operator no longer employs someone with a valid pesticide applicator certificate. This permit must be renewed each year. 

Who can I contact for more information?

Thane Clarke (Pesticide Mangement Program Specialist)
Jones Building, 4th Floor 
11 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PEI
C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5599
Fax: (902) 368-5830

Published date: 
March 14, 2016
Environment, Water and Climate Change

General Inquiries

Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change
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
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