ONLINE EXPLOSIVES PERMIT

APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT

APPLICATION FOR A GENERAL EXPLOSIVES PERMIT INDIVIDUAL

IMPORTANT :

Read the instructions before completing this form. Only a payment by credit card is accepted for an online application.

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. The applicant must be at least 18 years old when the application is signed.
  2. To submit a first application, a renewal or a replacement (when lost or stolen) for a general explosives permit, you must:
    1. Complete this form;
      Note: For the replacement of a lost or stolen permit, make sure you indicate at the section "Type of application" the event number (file) given to you by the police department where the permit was reported lost or stolen.
    2. Join:
      1. A scanned copy of a recent photo on white background, in the size of a passport, photo and, in a *.jpg, *.jpeg or *.png format;
      2. A payment by credit card payable to the Minister of Finances of Quebec in the amount determined by order in council on the first April every year;
        To know the amount of the applicable fees you can:
      3. A scanned copy of two valid IDs among the following :
        1. health insurance card;
        2. passport;
        3. driver’s licence;
        4. general explosives permit (in the case of a renewal of the general explosives permit);
        5. birth certificate;
      4. Only if you are an applicant from outside Canada and your application concerns a first permit or a renewal :
        1. a scanned copy of the form Identification and security clearance outside Canada for a general explosives permit application (SQ-3120A), making sure you meet the requirements of the form;
        2. a scanned copy of your criminal record check or certificate of good conduct requested by the form SQ-3120A;
    3. Take note of the following sections of the Act respecting explosives (C.Q.L.R., c E-22) :
      1. Section 13 : The member of the Sûreté du Québec must refuse to issue the permit if an applicant, within the five years preceding the application, has been convicted of :
        1. an indictable offence under the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46);
        2. an offence under Part II, III or IX or under any of sections 430 to 437 of the Criminal Code other than an offence punishable on summary conviction only;
        3. an offence under section 48 of the Food and Drugs Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter F-27) or an offence under paragraph b of subsection 2 of section 3 or any of sections 3.1 to 6 of the Narcotic Control Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter N-1);
        4. an offence referred to in paragraph 3a or 4a of section 4, paragraph 3a or 3b(i) of section 5, paragraph 3a or 3b(i) of section 6, paragraph 2a, 2b or 2c(i) of section 7, paragraph 2a of section 8 or paragraph 2a of section 9 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Statutes of Canada, 1996, chapter 19);
      2. Section 13.1 : The member of the Sûreté du Québec may refuse to issue the permit if the applicant, within the five years preceding the application, has been convicted of an offence under this Act, the Explosives Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter E-17) or the regulations thereunder unless the applicant has obtained a pardon in respect of that offence.
        The member of the Sûreté du Québec may also refuse to issue a permit where he is of the opinion:
        1. that a permit should not be issued to the applicant on grounds of public security;
        2. that the application is being made on behalf of another person.
      3. Section 13.2 : The member of the Sûreté du Québec may require that the applicant provide any information or document pertinent to the examination of the application.

Please note that, in the case of a correction request sent to you, a period of 3 months will be granted to you. If we have no response from you after that time, your request will be considered incomplete and will be rejected without refund. You will then have to submit a new request.

Please note that if your file does not require an in-depth analysis, processing times are 4 to 8 weeks to obtain your general explosives permit. If you have a criminal record or pending charges, or if additional documents are required such as a medical certificate, your file will be sent for in-depth analysis in order to validate your eligibility in accordance with sections 13 and 13.1 of the act respecting explosives chapter E-22. A minimum period of 8 additional weeks of processing time is to be expected in this situation.


I understood the instructions and I want to submit my application online

APPLICATION FOR A GENERAL EXPLOSIVES PERMIT COMPANY

IMPORTANT :

Read the instructions before completing this application. Please note that only a payment by credit card is accepted for an online application.

  1. The form and both annexes must be completed by a director or a shareholder holding 10% and more of the shares, with full voting rights.
  2. To submit a first application, a renewal or a replacement (when lost or stolen) for a general explosives permit, you must:
    1. Complete this form and both annexes (1 and 2);
      Note : For the replacement of a lost or stolen permit, make sure to indicate at the section "Type of application" the event number (file) given to you by the police department where the permit was reported lost or stolen.
    2. Attach :
      1. A scanned copy of the incorporate certificate of the company;
      2. A payment by credit card payable to the Minister of Finances of Quebec in the amount determined by order in council on the first of April every year;
        To know the amount of the applicable fees you can:
      3. For each of the directors or shareholders listed in annex 1 from outside Canada, and the application concerns a first permit or a renewal :
        1. a scanned copy of the form Identification and security clearance outside Canada for a general explosives permit application (SQ-3120A), making sure you meet the requirements of the form;
        2. a scanned copy of your criminal record check or certificate of good conduct requested by the form SQ-3120A;
    3. Take note of the following sections of the Act respecting explosives (CQLR, c. E-22)
      1. Section 11.1 : Where the person who is required to hold a permit is a legal person, the issue or maintenance of the permit shall be subject to the requirement that, in addition to the legal person, each of the directors and each of the shareholders holding 10% or more of the shares with full voting rights also fulfil all the conditions.
      2. Section 13 : The member of the Sûreté du Québec must refuse to issue the permit if an applicant, within the five years preceding the application, has been convicted of :
        1. an indictable offence under the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46);
        2. an offence under Part II, III or IX or under any of sections 430 to 437 of the Criminal Code other than an offence punishable on summary conviction only;
        3. an offence under section 48 of the Food and Drugs Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter F-27) or an offence under paragraph b of subsection 2 of section 3 or any of sections 3.1 to 6 of the Narcotic Control Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter N-1);
        4. an offence referred to in paragraph 3a or 4a of section 4, paragraph 3a or 3b(i) of section 5, paragraph 3a or 3b(i) of section 6, paragraph 2a, 2b or 2c(i) of section 7, paragraph 2a of section 8 or paragraph 2a of section 9 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Statutes of Canada, 1996, chapter 19);
      3. Section 13.1 : The member of the Sûreté du Québec may refuse to issue the permit if the applicant, within the five years preceding the application, has been convicted of an offence under this Act, the Explosives Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter E-17) or the regulations thereunder unless the applicant has obtained a pardon in respect of that offence.
        The member of the Sûreté du Québec may also refuse to issue a permit where he is of the opinion:
        1. that a permit should not be issued to the applicant on grounds of public security;
        2. that the application is being made on behalf of another person.
      4. Section 13.2 : The member of the Sûreté du Québec may require that the applicant provide any information or document pertinent to the examination of the application.

Please note that, in the case of a correction request sent to you, a period of 3 months will be granted to you. If we have no response from you after that time, your request will be considered incomplete and will be rejected without refund. You will then have to submit a new request.

Please note that if your file does not require an in-depth analysis, processing times are 4 to 8 weeks to obtain your general explosives permit. If you have a criminal record or pending charges, or if additional documents are required such as a medical certificate, your file will be sent for in-depth analysis in order to validate your eligibility in accordance with sections 13 and 13.1 of the act respecting explosives chapter E-22. A minimum period of 8 additional weeks of processing time is to be expected in this situation.


I understood the instructions and I want to submit my application online