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Prince Edward Island

When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it's important for you to understand the laws in your province. As a platform and marketplace, we do not provide legal advice, but we want to provide some useful links that may help you better understand laws and regulations in Prince Edward Island. This list is not exhaustive, but it should give you a good start in understanding your local laws. We’ll continue to update this information as more becomes available.

Visit the Tourism PEI short-term rental website for more detailed information about the law, regulation and other requirements.

Airbnb does not update this article in real time and does not assume responsibility for the reliability or accuracy of the information contained in any links to third-party sites. Please check each source and make sure that the information provided remains current.


In the province of Prince Edward Island, the law requires that anyone who wants to provide accommodation to tourists for periods of 1 month or less must have a registration number issued by the Province.

You can consult Tourism PEI's website for more information on how to file an application with the Province or reach out to them directly at 902-368-4398.

Prince Edward Island also requires Hosts to display their registration number on their listing. To obtain a registration number, complete your application. Once you are registered, add your registration number to your listing by going to Listings, selecting the listing you want to add it for, and add the number under Regulations.

Municipal regulations

A permit or certificate may be required by certain municipalities. You should review these requirements with local officials to determine if they apply to your activity.

Zoning by-laws

Some zoning by-laws in a municipality in the province of Prince Edward Island, such as Charlottetown, may apply to your listing. We recommend that you check with your local municipality to determine whether your listing is impacted by such regulations.

Other contracts and rules

As a host, you need to understand and abide by other contracts or rules that bind you, including leases, co-op rules, HOA rules, or other rules established by tenant organizations. For more information, consider contacting your housing authority (such as a community council) or landlord. Your lease (or other contract) might also provide specific details.

Our commitment to your community

By partnering with local officials, Airbnb is committed to showing how hosting can benefit your community. We will continue to advocate for changes that support everyday people and opportunities to host in a community setting.

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