Service Standards for Consumer Fireworks, Display Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Special Effects

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 a list of categories for our service standards for high-volume regulatory authorizations in consumer fireworks, display fireworks and pyrotechnic special effects:

Certification Fireworks

Service standard:

Decisions are made within 30 days of receiving an application that contains all necessary information.

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 are made within 30 days of receiving an application that contains all necessary information. 95% >99% 100% 100%  

Applying to Upgrade Fireworks Operator Certificate: 

Application for Upgrade of Fireworks Operator Certificate (Form F17-02)

Telephone: 1-613-948-5200
Email: ERDmms@nrcan.gc.ca

Service feedback:

If you believe the Explosives Regulatory Division is not meeting its performance standards, please call the ERD at 613-948-5200 or email ERDmms@nrcan.gc.ca.

For more information

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