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Labour and Advanced Education - Fuel Safety Section

CSA International Application for Special Appliance Label for Equipment to be Installed in Nova Scotia

Who Needs This Application?
Any organization wishing to have a special piece of equipment / device, using gas, certified for use in Nova Scotia by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).
Issuing Department / Agency:
Labour and Advanced Education
Where can you get this Application and / or further information?
Technical Safety Division
Labour and Advanced Education

Tel: 902-424-3200
OR 1-(844) 424-3200 (Toll-free in NS)
Fax: 902-424-0599
Office Location:
1505 Barrington Street,
3rd floor, North
Halifax, NS B3J 3K5

Mailing Address:
Labour and Advanced Education
Technical Safety
PO Box 697
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8

Application Forms & Process:
You can get an application from by:
  1. Downloading a form from our website; or

  2. Calling one of the phone numbers listed above.
If all requirements are met and the application is approved, a site visit is scheduled.
Waiting Period:
10 business days
Provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
Expiry & Renewal:
The label does not expire but is non-transferable and is not valid if the equipment is moved to a new site.
Price: (no tax is charged)
$700 minimum deposit plus inspection costs for anything under 400,000 BTUs.

$1200 Minimum deposit plus inspection costs for anything above 400,000 BTUs.

Payment by Mail: Please pay by cheque or money order, made out to CSA International. (see Where can you get ..., above).
Related Requirements:
See application form
Additional Information:
Fuel Safety Section, Labour and Advanced Education
Legislative Authority:
Fuel Safety Regulations, made under Section 3 of the Fire Prevention Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 171.

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