A valid permit is required before starting work on any type of electrical or electronic installation in the Northwest Territories.
Note: Staff travel to communities where no resident staff exist.
Permits are available from the Yellowknife, Inuvik and Hay River Offices. Inspections are performed in all NWT Communities.
Electrical workers must be registered to be issued a permit.
If you are a property owner looking to do work on your on home, you must apply for a Residential Property Owner Electrical Wiring Permit. (hyperlink: http://www.pws.gov.nt.ca/elec-mech/docs/Permit%20for%20Wiring%20Installa...)
For general information on electrical permits, look at the Electrical and Elevator Q&A section.