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Service Standards Security Screening Approval

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 for security screening approval.

Service standard:

Decisions are made within 30 days of receipt of a complete 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% n.a. 100% 100%  

Applying for a Security Screening Approval:

F08-01: Screening - Approval Letter (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

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians Web sites.

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