Rules, licences, preventive control plans, traceability, notices, and oversight.
Services and information
How to import food into Canada.
Preventative control plan for importers
How to develop, put in place and maintain a plan to make sure imported food is safe.
Importing specific foods
Rules by food type.
Search import rules (AIRS)
Find commodities by classification, origin, destination and end use.
Importing from certain countries
Requirements for importing from CFIA-accepted food safety systems.
Steps to follow if you do not live in Canada.
Licences, preventive control plans, traceability documents and recall steps.
Food import notices
Changes to rules and important reminders.
Foreign food safety systems
Other countries whose food safety levels are equal to Canada.
Foreign establishment verifications
CFIA verification of foreign establishments that manufacture food for export to Canada.
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