As a starting point consult the Manitoba C.C.S.M. c. S21- The Steam and Pressure Plants Act for useful information on pressure equipment exemptions and requirement(pressure vessel design course)s. Always consult the chief inspector of a jurisdiction.

The Manitoba office of the Fire Commission, Inspection and Technical Services Manitoba site provides information, forms and useful contacts.

Reciprocal approval

Manitoba is the first to adopt the Premier’s directive that interprovincial barriers to trade be reduced by acceptance of other provincial CRN registrations. See the directive here.  At the present time the following is required to obtain Manitoba reciprocal approval :

changes take effect starting July 1, 2019Only the following documents are required from you for a Reciprocal  submission:
§  Completed Application form
§  Copy of Approval from another jurisdiction
§  Copy of drawings.
§  PLEASE SCAN all three requirements as one PDF document and send to
§  A prepayment is required. Please  send in a cheque or call with your credit number  referencing your “ CRN” to make payment.


Manitoba issued an exemption for certain categories of fittings that has very similar wording to the British Columbia exemption. Here is a link to the document.

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