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Labour and Advanced Education

Welder Transfer

 
Who Needs This Certification?
  1. Anyone who wants to transfer a pressure welder license from one company to another within the Province of Nova Scotia:

    OR

  2. Anyone who wants to transfer a welder qualification card from another jurisdiction.

     

Issuing Department / Agency:
Labour and Advanced Education, Technical Safety Division, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Section
Where can you get this Certification and / or further information?
Technical Safety Division
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Section
Labour and Advanced Education

Toll fee: 1-844-424-3200
Phone: 902-424-3200
Fax: 902-428-8770
Office Location:
103 Garland Avenue, 3rd Floor
Dartmouth, NS

Mailing Address:
103 Garland Avenue, 3rd Floor
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0K5
Application Forms & Process:
A transfer request form must be submitted to the Department.  
  1. Transfer of a pressure welder license within the Province of Nova Scotia:  A transfer request form must be completed stating the procedure you want the license transferred to and if the Chief inspector or inspector is satisfied he/she may without further testing and on payment of the fee, issue to the welder a new license which shall bear the same expiry date as the original qualification card.

    OR

  2. Inter-Provincial welder qualification card transfer: An Inter-Provincial Transfer request form must be completed stating the Province of origins, procedure you want the qualification card transferred to and also a copy of the qualification card from the Province of origins and if the Chief inspector or inspector is satisfied he/she may without further testing and on payment of the fee, issue to the welder a new pressure welder license which shall bear the same expiry date as the original qualification card.
Waiting Period:
5 to 10 business days
Provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
Expiry & Renewal:
This license will expire as per the original card.
Price: (HST is charged)
Welding procedure registration:  $51.55
Related Requirements:
The company must register a welding procedure with the Province of Nova Scotia.
Additional Information:
Testing is done in accordance with applicable American Society of Mechanical Engineers Codes and Standards as well as related CSA Standards.
Legislative Authority:
Technical Safety Act and Pressure Equipment Regulation

Last Updated: April 2011

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