Licensees and Applicants
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is the sole authority for regulating the use of all nuclear energy and materials in Canada under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act. Find out more about CNSC and its role in the nuclear sector.
As a new or current licensee, you'll need to be aware of the laws and regulations and changes to the CNSC’s updated regulatory framework affecting your business, follow and participate in Environmental Assessments, and follow the licensing process that's right for you.
On these pages, you will find helpful information to help ensure the safety of your operations, including:
- nuclear power plants
- nuclear substances, radiation devices and Class II prescribed equipment
- packaging and transport of nuclear materials and products
- import and export of nuclear substances, equipment and technology
- personnel certification
- exposure device operators
- dosimetry service providers
- licensing process
- regulatory documents
- regulatory instrument index
- cost recovery program
- emergency management program
- Red Tape Reduction Commission
- Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs)
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- International reports and reference documents
- Supplementary Information for Licensees: Aboriginal Consultation
Need more information?
If you need more information, please contact CNSC:
Telephone: 613-995-5894 or 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)