Apply for a Home Heat Tank Installer's Licence

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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  

You must have a valid P.E.I. installer’s licence and an acceptable level of general liability and pollution insurance to install, alter or inspect a home heat tank or system in P.E.I. In order to get a licence, you must verify that you have professional knowledge and skills that are current and have successfully completed either an installer’s course or an industry-based training program approved by the Minister of Communities, Land and Environment. 

A PEI home heat tank installer’s licence is valid for a maximum two-year period and will expire on January 31 on the second year following the year it was issued. For example, a licence issued anytime during 2017 will expire January 31, 2019. Please note:  To ensure your licence remains valid, you must update your insurance information with the Chief Boiler Inspector annually.

Add a Reminder: Click the green bar on the right side of this page to request automated email reminders to update your insurance and to renew your licence. 

Renew your existing licence or using the online form below.

You must provide full payment when you submit this form.

If you are a first-time applicant to the Home Heat Tank Installers Licence, please contact Steven Townsend or Jennifer MacCabe at the information below. 

If this is a new (first-time) licence, you will be asked to upload documents to verify the following:

  • Relevant experience inspecting and installing systems;
  • Required insurance coverage, to be updated annually.

You must provide full payment when you submit this form.

What do I need to complete the online form?

If you are renewing your licence, you will be asked for your current licence number and proof of insurance.

​You must provide full payment when you submit this form.

How long will it take to complete the form?

Providing you have all the required supporting documents ready to upload, you can complete the form in less than 30 minutes.

What is the fee for this licence?

The cost for a licence, new or renewal is $50.

What else do I need to know?

You must have appropriate insurance coverage acceptable to the minister and cannot cancel this coverage without providing 30 days written notice to the minister. Proof of insurance is required annually.

How long will it take to process my request?

A licence renewal will be processed promptly. Please allow two weeks to process a request for a new licence. Your licence will be forwarded to the address you provide on the form. 

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
Telephone: (902) 368-5567
Fax: (902) 368-5526

Jennifer McCabe (Environment Officer)
J. Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 368-3255
Fax: (902) 368-5526

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

Options de paiement

Le gouvernement de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard accepte les paiements en ligne faits avec Visa, MasterCard ou Interac En Ligne pour ce service.

Visitez le site web d’Interac En Ligne pour voir si votre institution financière offre ce service.