Boiler Registrations and Inspections
Mechanical Inspectors review plans for boiler, elevator and gas installations and issue permits throughout Yukon.
Building Permits and Inspections
Building Safety supports, administers and enforces building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical standards. It also reviews development permits and maintains a building information repository.
Burning Permits / Fire Permits
A burning permit is required for government lands and private lands between April 1 and September 30. Permits can be obtained free of charge from your local Wildland Fire Management district office and Fire Initial Attack Bases.
Business Name Guidelines
Corporate Affairs registers information relating to partnerships and business names.
Change of Address
By completing just one change of address form, you can notify many territorial government offices and the City of Whitehorse that you're moving.
Electrical Permits and Inspections
Electrical Inspectors review plans for electrical installations, perform inspections and issue permits throughout Yukon.
Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) is responsible for coordinating the territory's preparedness for, response to, and recovery from, major emergencies and disasters, including fire, flood, power failure, toxic spills and extreme weather.
Employment Standards educates employers and employees about the Employment Standards Act, answers inquiries about the Act, investigates wage complaints and more.
The Fire Marshal's Office works to reduce the loss of life and property to fire. Services include Fire Fighter training, public edication, Volunteer Fire Departments and more.
General Holidays: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Discovery Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, and Christmas Day. The public service and some others may also observe Heritage Day, Easter Monday and Boxing Day.
Home Owner's Grant
Any homeowner can make apply for a Home Owner's Grant for their principal residence.
Incorporating a Yukon corporation
Forms for incorporation.
Inquiry Desk - bilingual
To find the government service you are looking for, contact the Inquiry Desk: 867-667-5811 or toll-free (within Yukon) 1-800-661-0408.
Landlord and Tenant Act
Landlord and tenant legislation governs the renting of land, housing, apartments and so on.
Includes public libraries, government libraries and school, college and education-based libraries.
Library cards are available from any public library in the Yukon. Permanent residents can apply for a card with one piece of Yukon identification. A $10 refundable deposit is required from temporary residents.
Licences - Professional
Consumer Services manages licensing for many professions including, but not limited to: insurance, collection, real estate, security guards, optometrists, dentists, chiropractors and second-hand dealers.
Liens - Personal Property Security Registrations
Search for public notices of liens, or registered security interests between secured parties (creditors) and debtors.
Maternity and Parental Leave
Frequently asked questions about maternity and parental leave.
Minimum Wage regulations
Questions and answers about minimum wage regulations.
Information Hotline: (867) 667-3760. Contact your local community office for more information on the Mosquito Control Program in Yukon communities. Whitehorse Mosquito Control Program information is available from the City of Whitehorse.
Corporate Affairs manages a registry for non-profit societies under the Societies Act.
Property taxes and assesment
Provides current, accurate and equitable property assessments to taxing authorities.
Tenant responsibilities under the Yukon Landlord and Tenant Act.
Rural Electrification and Telecommunications Program
Available to owners of rural property owners. Supports a range of electrical service installations, it provides planning, design, project management, and project financing at favorable interest rates.
The Securities Registrar can provide general information on investing and securities in Canada.
Sport and Recreation
Leadership, resources and support to promote the stability of the Yukon sport, recreation and active living system.
Provide a range of government services in communities. Are located in government liquor store buildings in five communities.
Yukon Medical Council
Responsible for regulating the practice of medicine by licensed physicians in the Yukon. All doctors working in the Yukon must be licensed by the Yukon Medical Council.