Renew Your Mechanical Contractor Licence

Notice - New procedures during COVID-19 Pandemic

Inspection Services and Provincial Planning Offices located in Charlottetown and Summerside will reopen to the public on June 15, 2020. Meetings with inspectors or planning staff will be by appointment only.

Montague and O’Leary locations will be accessible to the public by appointment only.

Please be advised that there will be screening protocols and operational procedures in place to protect both the public and our staff.

Clients with appointments are asked to call the staff person they have arranged to meet when they arrive. Directions on when and where to enter the building will be explained.

We wish to remind the public that many of our permits and licenses can be applied for online.

Additionally applications will be accepted via email, fax or mail.

Phone: 902-368-5280
Fax: 902-368-5526

Phone: 902-432-2802
Fax: 902-888-8059


Mail: 31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 6B8  

A PEI Mechanical Contractor Licence is valid for maximum three years. All licences issued in the current three-year cycle will expire December 31, 2018. You can click Add a Reminder on the right side of this page to request an automated email when it’s time to renew your licence. 

A valid Mechanical Contractor Licence is required to install, alter or repair a boiler, pressure vessel or pressure piping system that falls under the authority of the Boiler and Pressure Vessels Act and regulations.

 In addition to your licence, you will require a permit to install or alter a boiler or pressure vessel or pressure piping system. Tp find more information and apply for the permit, go to Installation/Alteration Permit for Boilers and Pressure Vessels.

To renew your Mechanical Contractor Licence online, click on the button below.

If you are seeking a new (first-time) licence, contact the Chief Boiler Inspector at the address below. You must submit a Quality Control Manual outlining your scope of work which will be used to determine your eligibility for licensing.

What do I need to complete the online application?

To renew your licence you must enter your current licence number and submit full payment.

What is the fee?

The cost of a Mechanical Contractor's Licence is $600.00 for three years. There is no HST.

How long will it take to process this online form?

Please allow two weeks to process your application. Your licence will be sent to the address you provided.

Who can I contact for more information?

Steve Townsend (Chief Officer Boiler, Pressure Vessel, LP Gas, Plumbing and Home Heat Tank)
J. Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 6B8
Telephone: (902) 368-5567
Fax: (902) 368-5526

This application is also available in PDF format to print, complete and send with cheque payable to Minister of Finance.

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.

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General Inquiries

Inspection Services
J. Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive
Charlottetown, PE C1A 6B8

Telephone: 902-368-5280
Fax: 902-368-5526