Pesticide Application Business Licence

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Companies that wish to apply a commercial class pesticide to client properties must have a pesticide application business licence. Pesticide application business licences are specific to the type of pesticides your business uses. They are available for the following categories:

  • Class A - Agricultural 
  • Class B - Mosquito and Biting Fly Control 
  • Class C-1 - Structural
  • Class C-2 - Structural Fumigation
  • Class D - Seed/Seed Piece Treatment 
  • Class E - Landscape 
  • Class F-1 - Forestry Herbicides
  • Class F-2 - Reforestation
  • Class G - Greenhouse 
  • Class H - Soil Fumigation 
  • Class I - Other

What are the requirements?

To obtain a pesticide application business licence, your business must:

  • have an insurance policy with coverage of at least $500,000 for pollution liability, and at least $1,000,000 for general public liability; 
  • own or have access to a pesticide storage facility;
  • employ at least one person with a pesticide applicator certificate;
  • submit a completed Pesticide Application Business Licence Form

What are the fees?

$200 per year. There is no HST. 

Payments may be made by cash, cheque or credit card. Make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.

When does a pesticide application business license expire?

A Pesticide Application Business Licence expires on December 31 of the year it was issued. 


Date de publication : 
le 2 Août 2023
Environnement, Énergie et Action climatique

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Immeuble Jones, 4e étage
11, rue Kent
C.P. 2000
Charlottetown (Î.-P.-É.) C1A 7N8

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