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Qualified Person Application


"Qualified" persons streamline processes and enhance environmental and resource management through:

  • improved environmental submissions and reports;
  • improved compliance with code; and
  • effective use of innovation and alternatives.


Qualified persons provide opinions, design works and act in a supervisory role to sign off as the qualified person for overall responsibility on project plans where detail within the plan may require numerous persons with various competencies. The opinion is provided in the form of a qualified person certificate.

Qualified persons are generally associated with a profession and/or professional body of practice. Examples may include:

  • an applied science technologist;
  • a professional agrologist;
  • a professional engineer/geoscientist; or
  • a professional forester.


Consult individual Saskatchewan Environmental Code chapters to first determine if you are a qualified person for a specific activity.

You can request to be designated as a qualified person by the Minister if you are not associated with a profession listed in the code chapter. Consult the guidance document on qualified person designation below and submit an application.

How To Apply

Once the qualified person certificate has been completed, it should be submitted to the Ministry of Environment (except for Water Main or Sewage Main) through:

Online Services

Water Main and Sewage Main chapter related certificates should be submitted to the Water Security Agency through:


Fax: 306-787-0780


Environmental and Municipal Management Services Division
Engineering Approvals Unit
Water Security Agency
420 – 2365 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4P 4K1


Fill out an application.

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