Well Contractor’s and Well Driller's Licenses

When do I need a Well Contractor’s or a Well Driller's License?

Any person who operates as a well driller, or constructs a well, needs a Well Driller's License.  Holders of a Well Drillers License must be employed by a company that has a Well Contractor’s License.  An owner/operator well driller must have both licenses.

How do I get a license?

To obtain a Well Driller’s License, you must submit a Well Driller's Application Form and fee. You must also complete an exam and field test to prove your knowledge of well construction requirements and techniques.

To obtain a Well Contractor’s License, you must submit a Well Contractor’s Application Form and fee.

What is the fee?

The fee for a Well Driller’s License is $20.  The fee for a Well Contractor’s License is $200.  Please note HST is not required. Make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.

Published date: 
March 15, 2021
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