You can apply pesticides without a permit, in and around your residences if you are more than 30 metres away from an open body of water.
You need a pesticide use or service permit:
- to use pesticides within 30 metres of an open body of water; or
- if you are a landlord applying pesticides in a tenant's home.
Only trained professionals are permitted to apply domestic pesticides on daycare, nursing home and school or hospital property. You need a pesticide use or service permit and a pesticide applicator's certificate.
Apply for a pesticide use or service permit
- Complete the pesticide use or service permit application.
- Submit your application.
In person: at the Department of Environment office at 10 Burns Road in Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Environmental Protection and Assessment
Government of Yukon
Box 2703 (V-8)
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6