Submit Applications and Regulatory Documents

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Learn how to submit applications and regulatory documents.

Proponents

Proponents

If you are a proponent (not an intervenor) that needs to file documents electronically, please choose from the options below.

North and offshore filings

Visit the North and Offshore section of our website for more information about oil and gas exploration and production in the North and offshore.

Pre-application meetings

See how these meetings lead to a better understanding of the CER’s application process and regulatory requirements.

Early Engagement Guide

Learn about what we expect from companies during the early engagement stage of projects that don’t trigger an Impact Assessment Act review.

Filing manuals

See how filing manuals can help you understand what to include in an application to the CER.

Request for confidentiality

Find out how to apply for confidentiality to limit public access to specific pieces of your information.

Event Reporting Event reporting

Notify us of events, including: incidents, unauthorized activities, operations and maintenance activities, and contaminated sites.

S. 214 Online Application system (OAS) S. 214 Online Application system (OAS)

Visit this page if you are a company that’s filing a CER Act s.214 application.

e-file (Electronic Document Submission) e-file (Electronic Document Submission)

Read the Filers guide to electronic submission before using this tool to submit documents.

Export and import online application system (OAS) Export and import online application system (OAS)

Visit this page if you are a company filing an export or import application.

Participants

Participants

If you are an Indigenous group or 3rd party (landowner, municipality, or other affected party), please choose from the options below.

Apply to participate Apply to participate

Register to participate in a specific hearing.

Participant Portal Participant Portal

Register and file documents for a specific hearing.

Participant Toolbox

Get instructions on how to participate in a hearing and how to prepare a Letter of Comment.

Process advisor support

Contact a process advisor toll-free at 1-800-899-1265 if you have questions or need guidance about participating in a hearing.

Statement of concern

Learn how to file a statement of concern for a proposed energy project.

Land Matters Advisory Service

This service provides information and templates to help Canadians understand and navigate CER processes related to land matters.

Complaint resolution

Submit a complaint form if you’re unable to resolve an issue with a company about a facility or activity on lands you use or own.

Confidential Indigenous Knowledge

File confidential Indigenous Knowledge with the CER

Section 335 Applications – Process Guidance for Applicants

Learn how to file a section 335 application and/or seek alternative dispute resolution services if you plan to conduct an activity near a pipeline but cannot reach an agreement with the company.

Land use compensation dispute Hearing Application

Find out how to submit a compensation dispute application form related to land acquisition, restricted use of lands, or damages caused by project-related activities.

Online Tools

Online Tools

Apply to participate Apply to participate

Register to participate in a specific hearing.

S. 214 Online Application system (OAS) S. 214 Online Application system (OAS)

Visit this page if you are a company that’s filing a CER Act S.214 application.

e-file (Electronic Document Submission) e-file (Electronic Document Submission)

Read the Filers Guide to Electronic Submission before using this tool to submit documents.

Participant Portal Participant Portal

Register and file documents for a specific hearing.

Export and import online application system (OAS) Export and Import Online Application system (OAS)

Visit this page if you are a company that’s filing an export or import application.

REGDOCS REGDOCS

Visit the CER’s online repository for all hearing document.

Event Reporting Event reporting

Notify us of events, including: incidents, unauthorized activities, operations and maintenance activities, and contaminated sites.

 

Filing Manual

Filings Manuals

Early Engagement Guide

Learn about what we expect from companies during the early engagement stage of projects that don’t trigger a review under the Impact Assessment Act.

Guidance for companies on CER publications

This page lists the different CER publications that can be used for public engagement and also form part of our Filing Manual requirements.

Filing Manual

Companies should refer to this manual for guidance on how to prepare a physical project application, applications not for physical projects or an information filing.

Section 214 Streamlining Order

This order provides the Commission’s approval for the construction and operation of certain oil and gas projects that fall under the CER Act.

Electricity Filing Manual

The electric utility companies we regulate must seek approval to export electricity, construct new facilities, or modify or abandon existing ones. This manual provides guidance on the type of information we need to make a decision to issue a permit or certificate.

Hearing Notification Requirements and Federal Identity Program (FIP)

After receiving a hearing order from the CER, applicants must publish a notification of hearings. Find the Government of Canada's Federal Identity Program notification requirements on this page.

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