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Our commitment to our customers

NB Power’s top priority at this time is providing safe and reliable service to customers’ homes, businesses and communities so they can focus on what matters most.

We understand that New Brunswickers may have difficulty paying their bills due to illness, job loss, or requirements to self-isolate as result of this pandemic. Click here to learn more about the steps we’re taking to help support our customers.

In order to do our part to help contain the spread of COVID-19, we have moved our operations to essential services only. This includes emergencies, outage restoration, moving requests and essential water heater services. Please call us at 1 800 663-6272 for support with these essential services - our team remains available to assist you.




It is very important for us as New Brunswickers to do our part to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

In support of the COVID-19 response here in New Brunswick, NB Power has moved to essential services only. To learn how NB Power can help you during these unprecedented times, click here.

Since NB Power is the delivery agent for New Brunswick’s energy efficiency programs, this means that all programs have been suspended until further notice and we will not be accepting new registrations at this time.

During this challenging time, our commitment to our fellow New Brunswickers remains strong. We will continue to provide safe and reliable service for your homes, businesses and communities so you can focus on what matters most.

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Electrical Wiring Permit Application

While we focus on maintaining essential services for our customers, we will not be processing wiring permits unless the work has been deemed a critical situation by your electrical inspector.

Our electrical wiring permit phone line has been suspended. For emergencies, please contact us at 1 800-663-6272 and for general inquiries about wiring permits, please contact your electrical inspector.

Utility Information

Is electrical utility involvement required on site?

Site Information

Permit Type
E-Tag #:
Emergency Repair
E-Tag #:

Electrical Contractor / or Sign Contractor

Electrician / or Sign Installer (on site)

Property Address

Please provide the address:

Is this for a Prefab Building?

Owner Information

Property Owner

Does property Owner Address differ from the Property Address?

Please provide the address:


Building Owner

Please provide the address:


Does the occupancy owner differ from the building owner?

Occupancy Owner

Please provide the address:


Service Information

New Service/Existing Service
Meter Mounted Device
Generator Transfer Switch Installed

Complete only for new sub-metering, branch circuits with no change to main service

Feeder/Sub Meter Quantity Volts Amps Phase

Energy Device

If this permit will apply to any of the following devices, please provide the requested details:

Solar PV - Capacity (kW)
Wind - Capacity (kW)
Hydro - Capacity (kW)
Fossil Fuel - Capacity (kW)
Other - Capacity (kW)
Electrical Vehicle/Charger
Level Two - Capacity (kW)
Level Three - Capacity (kW)
Maximum continuous power - Capacity (kWh)
Total usable energy - Capacity (kW)


Payment Options

Please choose the payment option that best suits you and an email notification with payment instructions will follow once your application has been processed
Please select a payment method:
Have you filled out the NB Power pre authorized debit form?

Since you are not set up for PAD and to avoid delays in processing your application, we would recommend that you select another payment option.

You can find our PAD form on our landing page.

Further instructions will be provided to you in your email notification.


By submitting this application I accept responsibility and declare that all the information contained herein is accurate to the best of my knowledge and that I or a qualified employee under proper supervision will be performing the work in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, provincial regulations and Service Entrance Standards; AND I understand that this application is subject to additional terms and conditions as deemed necessary at the sole discretion of the inspection department and that special inspection fees can be applied whenever wiring is commenced prior to this permit being issued; AND I further acknowledge that temporary wiring permits will expire after six month without notice, that all construction points shall be called-in for inspection and that failure to comply will result in utility services being delayed or disconnected subsequent to e-mail, mail, or verbal notification.