This Notice replaces Notice to Importers No. 814 dated June 11, 2012, and will remain in effect until further notice. Imports of powdered whey are subject to import controls under Canadaâ€™s Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA). Accordingly, an import permit is required for shipments of powdered whey to enter Canada. Import permits for shipments of powdered whey destined to the Canadian market are issued to allocation holders under Canadaâ€™s tariff rate quota (TRQ) for powdered whey, which is administered by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT).
The access quantity for the powdered whey TRQ is 3,198,000 kg. The allocation period for the powdered whey TRQ extends from August 1 to July 31, inclusive.
This Notice to Importers sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of the TRQ, including the allocation, under-utilization, return, and transfer policies. This Notice also explains how to apply for import permits.