Restricted Electrical Contractor’s Licence Online Application

Due to the Public Health Emergency, Inspection Services and Provincial Planning Offices will be closed to the public until further notice. Essential staff are continuing to work in order to maintain services. Many of our permits and licences can be applied for online. Please visit: for more information. 

Should you require assistance, please feel free to contact an inspector in your area. For general information or questions on applications, permits or requests for licenses please contact:

Phone: 902-368-5280

Fax: 902-368-5526


Please be advised that processing times may be affected. We appreciate your patience during this time.

You can apply for a restricted licence for work in a restricted area of electrical installations in PEI. You or the individual performing the work must be a registered technician for this licence to be issued. The licence authorizes the registered technician identified on the permit to perform the restricted electrical work indicated on the permit.

You can also apply online for a Registered Technician’s License.

For more information, refer to Section 6(1), page 5 of the Electrical Inspection Act Regulations.

Your Restricted Electrical Contractor’s Licence will expire on December 31st and must be renewed each year.

What information do I need to apply online for a restricted licence?

You must describe the technical specialty of the work being performed and provide the permit number for each registered person performing or supervising the work.

You must submit full payment.

How long will it take to complete the application?

With the required documentation, you can complete the application in less than 10 minutes

What is the fee for a restricted electrical contractor’s licence?

The fee for a one-year license is $80

How long will it take to receive my licence?

Allow at least two weeks for your application to be processed. 

Add a Reminder

Click “Add a reminder” (right-hand margin) to request notification when it’s time to renew your restricted electrical contractor’s licence.  An automated message will be sent to the email address you provide on the date you select.  Please note:  All Restricted Electrical Contractor’s Licences expire on December 31st.  Please schedule your reminder email accordingly.


This service accepts payments using VISA, VISA Debit, MasterCard, and Debit MasterCard.

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

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