Essential Work Permits

May 2, 2020
Updated: July 6, 2020


The Council of the Haida Nation must receive all proposals for essential work on Haida Gwaii during the Coronavirus pandemic.

If you are delivering or overseeing essential work on Haida Gwaii at this time, contact us to request a permit before off-Island crews arrive. Applications will be vetted to ensure compliance with the Haida Nation state of emergency and prevention measures in place.


  1. Contact the Haida Nation to request an Essential Service Request Form: <> or download application below.
  2. CHN Incident Command (IC) will send you the required forms. Once completed, return to the above email address.
  3. Requests will be reviewed by CHN IC and all relevant Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs). You will be notified of final decision regarding your permit request.

CHN Essential Work Permit Application

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