Apply for a Septic System Pumper’s Licence

Any business pumping material from a septic tank or managing sludge or biosolids must hold a valid pumper’s licence. To obtain a licence, the company must have a registered vacuum truck with an operator who holds a valid Class 3A driver’s licence. The pumper’s licence must be renewed every two years. Use the online form below to apply for or renew a Pumper’s Licence.

Find more information about managing sewage products at Septage, Sludge and Biosolids

What do I need to complete the online form?

You will be asked to provide:

  • Complete business contact information
  • Proof of required vacuum vehicle and driver’s licence
  • Completed log book (This should be clarified)
  • Full payment of application fee ($250)

How long will it take to complete this form?

You can complete this form in about 15 minutes

What is the fee?

The cost for a Pumper’s Licence for two years is $250.

How long will it take to process this form?

Please allow two to four weeks to receive your licence in the mail.

Who can I contact for more information?

Ben Lanigan (Drinking Water and Wastewater Supervisor)
4th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5043
Fax: (902) 368-5830

Payment Options

The Province of PEI accepts payment for this service online using VISA, MasterCard and Interac Online.

Visit the Interac Online website to see if your bank participates.

Environment, Energy and Climate Action

General Inquiries

Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action
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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