COVID-19 Temporary Certificates Extension from Transport Canada

By October 2, 2020 October 7th, 2020 Training, Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Transport Canada has provided an extension for two of the Temporary Use Permits that were set to expire at the end of September. 

Certificate Number Description Renewal
TU 0750.1: Training Allows a person with a training certificate that expires after March 1, 2020 to continue to handle, offer for transport, or transport dangerous goods with an expired training certificate, as long as the person has sound knowledge of all TDG aspects related to their duties.  Renewed to January 31, 2021.
TU 0751.2: Testing and Inspection Requirements Allows means of containment, which have not been inspected or tested in accordance with Part 5 of the TDG Regulations, to be used for the transportation of dangerous goods. In order to use the temporary certificate, the inspection and test marks on the means of containment have to be visible and legible and were valid:


● on February 28, 2019 in the case of cylinders, spheres, tubes, UN pressure receptacles, multiple-element gas containers, and other pressure receptacles containing dangerous goods included in class 2.1 or class 2.2, and selected and used in accordance with CSA B340 and CSA B342, or


● on February 29, 2020 for all other containers.

Renewed to January 31, 2021.

Although Transport Canada granted an extension for training don’t wait till January to start looking for training courses. Since March, ICC has been offering virtual live training courses to replace classroom and on-site training. Our extensive catalog of online training courses for all modes of transport is available 24/7 to keep your team up to date.

Not sure what training you or your team requires? We’re here to help! Contact our training coordinators today at 888-977-4834 or use our contact form.

Further details on the temporary certificates can be found on the Transport Canada website:

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Racheal Mani

Racheal Mani

Racheal Mani, based out in our Delta, B.C. office, has over 12 years of experience working under different auspices of federal, provincial, and municipal regulatory framework. She specializes in TDG Clear Language, IATA, IMDG, and WHMIS 2015 training. Racheal’s extensive knowledge in the dangerous goods industry is driven from her hands-on experience from packaging of dangerous goods for all modes of transport and her consistent liaison with ICC clients to ensure dangerous goods consignments meet the applicable regulatory requirements prior to transport.