Permit to Operate in Urgent Cases

A permit to operate in urgent cases is a temporary reclassification of a licensed operator.

It allows for a power engineer to be licenced to operate at one level higher then currently licenced. To see the scope of authority for each class of licence click here

This process is intended to assist a company through a period of time where they are unable to hire and retrain an operator of a required class. A temporary reclassification is a short term, temporary solution and the renewal of a permit is not guaranteed.

Applications need to be submitted online 14 days prior to the requested start date. Late applications are subject to delay of the requested start date.

A company may apply for different types of permits to operate in urgent cases. Please choose from the list below, the applicable form: