Service Standards Import Permits/Export/In-Transit Permits

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 import/export/in-transit permits.

Service standard:

Decisions are made within 30 days of receipt of an 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 are made within 30 days of receipt of an application. 95% 99% 100% 100%  

Applying for a Licence to import Explosives:

Form 04-01A: Application for an Import Permit (PDF, 130 kb)

Applying for a Licence to export Explosives:

Form 04-01B: Application for an Export Permit (PDF, 130 kb)

Applying for a Licence to transport Explosives:

Form 04-01C: Application for an In-Transit Permit (PDF, 130 kb)

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

Service feedback:

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

For more information

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