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Direct Sellers Licence

The business activities of direct sales vendors and salespersons is regulated in Prince Edward Island, including the sale of goods and services door-to-door or over the telephone,

Most direct sellers must obtain a license before they can operate in Prince Edward Island. This license must be carried by the seller and be presented for inspection when requested by a consumer.

Any non-resident company wishing to carry on business in this province, must first be registered under the Extra-provincial Corporations Registration Act of the Province of PEI. If the nature of your business entails direct selling, the company must first be licensed as a vendor at a cost of $200.00 and the individual salespersons must also be licensed at a cost of $50.00.

Licenses issued under the Direct Sellers Act are valid for two-years. Cheques should be made payable to Provincial Treasurer of PEI.  If you are submitting a vendor’s licence application you must include a copy of the contract which you will be using with your customers. The contract must have the 10-day cooling-off period printed on its face. At the Registrar’s discretion, there may be a bonding requirement. Upon reviewing the application, the Registrar will advise if bonding is required.

Fees

Vendor direct seller licence - $200.00

Individual salesperson licence - $50.00

Statutes

The Direct Sellers Act and the Extra-provincial Corporations Registration Act are online as a PDF documents. A Sample Bond and Buyer's Right to Cancel are also online.

Forms

Vendorís License, Direct Sellers Act, Application for
  (PDF)     
Salesperson's License, Direct Sellers Act, Application for
  (PDF)     

General Contact Information

Name : 
Adam Peters
Address : 
4th Floor Shaw Building, South End, 95 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Telephone:
(902) 368-5653
Facsimile:
(902) 368-5283
Email:
ajpeters@gov.pe.ca

Service Location

Charlottetown
Shaw Building
Map

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