CFIA Import Permits

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issues an official document called the CFIA import permit, which authorizes the importation of specific goods into Canada.

This permit serves as a guarantee that the imported goods adhere to the health and safety standards established by the CFIA. Acquiring this permit is an essential prerequisite for importing goods into Canada, as it ensures compliance with Canadian regulations.

The CFIA import permit aims to safeguard the well-being of Canadians and preserve the integrity of Canada’s food system. It is imperative to obtain all the requisite permits and documentation to prevent any complications with customs and border control.

My CFIA Account

By signing up for a My CFIA account on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency / Agence canadienne d’inspection des aliments ( website, you can submit a new service request, track the status of your application, and pay for the service online. If you do not have access to My CFIA, a completed application can also be faxed or mailed to the Centre of Administration (CFIA).

Depending on the particular commodities, volume, and some other factors, corresponding fees will be due. Please access information regarding the CFIA fees using the following link:

ARGO Customs Brokers Is At Your Service

Before you place your order, please contact ARGO Customs Brokers directly at our Email: info@ and we’ll check if a CFIA permit is needed for your goods.