Language selection


Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)

On this page

What is AIRS

The Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) is a research tool that shows the import requirements for Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulated commodities.

Launch AIRS

How to get started

Before launching AIRS, please note the following:

When accessing the AIRS tool, you will be able to conduct your search in one of two ways:

Your selection will include the following options:

Once the information above has been provided, you will be able to view the Harmonized System (HS) classification code for the selected commodity.

User guide

Visit the AIRS User Guide for:

AIRS codes and registration types

Communications and updates

Subscribe to the CFIA's email notification service to stay up to date on important information, including additions and modifications of commodities, changes to import requirements and product admissibility. You can modify your preferences for this service at any time.

AIRS Verification Service

Date modified: