Application forms – Animal
The CFIA is gradually introducing services online. Sign up for My CFIA to submit, manage and track applications for the following permissions:
Import Permits: Animal pathogens, animal products and by-products (including pet food), live animals (aquatic and terrestrial, including amphibians and reptiles), hatching eggs and animal germplasm
Note: The CFIA would like to announce that the animal health import permit application, CFIA/ACIA 5083, has been replaced by the 3 following application forms. The new application forms have been divided into three different commodity groups in order to allow commodity-specific details to be requested. An additional page has also been added to each form containing general instructions, definitions and relevant links.
Application for Permit to Import Animal Pathogens (CFIA/ACIA 5858)
Animal Products and By-Products
Application for Permit to Import Animal Products and By-Products (CFIA/ACIA 5859)
Live Animals, Hatching Eggs and Animal Germplasm
Application for Permit to Import Live Animals, Hatching Eggs and Animal Germplasm (CFIA/ACIA 5860)
Aquatic Animals and /or their Offal
Application for Permit to Import Aquatic Animals and/or their Offal (CFIA/ACIA 5670)
Click here for information on Importing or travelling with pets.
The following permissions are not yet available through My CFIA. Refer to instructions on the form.
Specified Risk Material (SRM) (To Receive, Remove from any Premises, Use, Transport, Treat, Store, Sell, Distribute, Confine or Destroy)
Application for Permit to Receive, Remove from any Premises, Use, Transport, Treat, Store, Sell, Distribute, Confine or Destroy Specified Risk Material (SRM) under the Health of Animals Act (CFIA/ACIA 5405)
Domestic Movement Permit Application to Move Finfish, Biological Vectors and/or Things Within Canada (CFIA/ACIA 5743)
Domestic Movement Permit Application for Closed Facilities Within Canada Receiving Aquatic Animals, Biological Vectors and/or Things From Infected, Buffer or Provisionally Free Areas (CFIA/ACIA 5749)
Application for Recognition as a Compartment Under the Domestic Movement Control Program (CFIA/ACIA 5748)
Domestic Movement Permit Application to Move Molluscs and/or Things Within Canada (CFIA/ACIA 5758)
The following permission is not yet available through My CFIA. Follow the instructions provided below.
Permit to Operate a Hatchery
Application for Permit to Operate a Hatchery – Under Health of Animals Act (CFIA/ACIA 1021)
How to submit an application for a Permit to Operate a Hatchery
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Centre of Administration
59 Camelot Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0Y9
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