Licence to Purchase Ozone Depleting and Regulated Substances

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Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns at:

  • Charlottetown (902)-368-5280
  • Monatgue (902)-838-0605
  • Summrside (902)-432-2802 .

A valid licence is required to purchase any regulated or ozone-depleting substance such as those used in refrigeration, air conditioning, fire suppression, electronics cleaning, and solvents.  A licence is valid for up to two years and must be renewed by October 31st of the second year after it is issued. All PEI licences will expire October 31, 2021.

Click on the button below to purchase or renew your licence online. At the same time, you can also “Add a Reminder” to receive an automated email when it’s time to renew your licence.

What do I need to complete the online form?

To submit the online form below, you will need to provide the following:

  • Current business contact information
  • Renewal applicants must provide current licence to purchase number
  • Name and certification number from Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) for each staff person who will handle the substance
  • Recovery/recycling equipment specifications including: Manufacturer, model #, year and type
  • All occupational areas of use, i.e., refrigeration, heating, residential, commercial
  • New applicants must upload copies of HRAI and Red Seal or Apprenticeship certification
  • Full payment

How long will it take to complete the form?                                                   

Providing you have all certification and equipment information ready, you can complete this form in less than 30 minutes.

What is the fee for a licence to purchase?

The cost for a new Licence to Purchase is $100 per year and is pro-rated after November 1, or 12 months before expiration.  

A licence renewal must be renewed for two years and the fee is always $200

How long will it take to process my request?

Please allow up to two weeks to process this licence application.

Who do I contact?

Technical Inquiries

Steve Townsend (Chief Boiler Inspector)
J.Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, PEI
Telephone: (902) 368-5567


Jennifer McCabe (Boiler Inspector)
J.Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, PEI
Telephone: (902) 368-5567

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. 

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Renseignements généraux

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

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