Service Standards Explosives Authorizations

Service standards publicly state the level of performance that citizens can reasonably expect to encounter from the Explosives Regulatory Division under normal circumstances.

The following is our service standards for high-volume regulatory authorizations in explosives authorizations.

Explosives Authorization

Service standard:

Decisions on applications to add articles to the Authorization List will be made within 30 days of receipt of the application.

Performance target:

The target for achieving this standard is set at 95% under normal circumstances.

Performance results: 

Performance Reporting
Standard Target 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17 2017–18
95% of decisions on applications to add articles to the Authorization List will be made within 30 days of receipt of the application. 95% 99% 95% 95%  

Applying for a Request for Explosives Authorization: 

F03-01:  Application for Authorization of Explosives (PDF, 780 kb)

Telephone: 1-613-948-5200
Email: Explosives Regulatory Division

Service feedback:

If you believe the Explosives Regulatory Division (ERD) is not meeting its performance standards, please email the ERD or call 613-948-5200.

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