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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fees Notice
Part 1 - Dairy Products Fees

Interpretation

1. (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in this Part.

"Act" means the Safe Food for Canadians Act. (Loi)

"Regulations" means the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. (Règlement)

(2) Unless otherwise provided in this Part, other words and expressions have the same meaning as in the Act and the Regulations.

Payment

2. (1) The fee set out in item 1 of the table to this Part shall be paid at the time the application for the licence or renewal is submitted unless the person has a charge account with the Agency, in which case the fees are payable on receipt of an invoice from the Agency.

(2) The fees set out in subitem 2(1), and items 3 and 4 of that table shall be paid

(a) on the completion of the grading or inspection;

(b) on the issuance of the grade certificate or export documents; or

(c) if the person has a charge account with the Agency, on receipt of an invoice from the Agency.

(3) The fees set out in items 5 and 6 of that table shall be paid on receipt of an invoice from the Agency.

3. Despite section 2, the fees set out in items 3 to 5 of the table to this Part shall be paid before the service is provided, if the person who requests the service:

  • (a) has previously failed to pay a fee set out in this Notice, or
  • (b) does not have a fixed place of residence in Canada.

Table

Dairy Products Fees
Item Column 1
Service, Right, Product, Privilege or Use
Column 2
Fee
Licence
1.
For the issuance of a licence under section 20 of the Act or the renewal of a licence under section 22 of the Act $250 per licence, valid for 2 years
Inspection of establishments identified in a licence
2.
(1) For the inspection under section 24 of the Act of an establishment in which a licence holder conducts the activities identified in a licence:
(a) in the case of an establishment that receives not more than 100 000 hectolitres of milk per year for processing or produces not more than 1 000 000 units [kilograms (net weight) or litres, or both] of dairy products per year $895 per year per establishment if the establishment is inspected in the year
(b) in the case of an establishment that receives more than 100 000 hectolitres but not more than 500 000 hectolitres of milk per year for processing or produces more than 1 000 000 but not more than 5 000 000 units [kilograms (net weight) or litres, or both] of dairy products per year $1,680 per year per establishment if the establishment is inspected in the year
(c) in the case of an establishment that receives more than 500 000 hectolitres but not more than 1 000 000 hectolitres of milk per year for processing or produces more than 5 000 000 but not more than 10 000 000 units [kilograms (net weight) or litres, or both] of dairy products per year $2,415 per year per establishment if the establishment is inspected in the year
(d) in the case of an establishment that receives more than 1 000 000 hectolitres of milk per year for processing or produces more than 10 000 000 units [kilograms (net weight) or litres, or both] of dairy products per year $3,150 per year per establishment if the establishment is inspected in the year
(2) For the inspection of an establishment identified in a licence where the establishment operates for less than 24 months 1/12 of the applicable annual fee set out in subitem (1) multiplied by the number of complete months included in the period
(3) An establishment that is subject to two fees under subitem 2(1) of the table of this part shall pay only the greater of the two fees
Export
3.
(1) For services provided in respect of a dairy product for which a grade or standard is referred to in the Regulations, for the purpose of issuing a certificate or other document referred to in section 48 of the Act
(a) for the grading of each vat or churn of dairy product $37.50
(b) for the issuance of each grade certificate, including a certificate for a dairy product that has been analysed by an accredited laboratory $37.50
(c) for the inspection of a dairy product before export $100
(d) for the issuance of each export certificate or other document referred to in section 48 of the Act, other than a grade certificate $20
(2) For services provided in respect of any other dairy product for the purpose of issuing a certificate or any other document referred to in section 48 of the Act
(a) for the inspection of a dairy product before export $100
(b) for the issuance of each export certificate or other document referred to in section 48 of the Act $20
Purposes other than Export
4.
Subject to item 5, for services provided in respect of a dairy product, other than for the purpose of export
(a) for the inspection under section 24 of the Act of a dairy product $25 per quarter hour, with the time being rounded off to the nearest quarter hour, subject to a minimum fee of $100
(b) for the grading in accordance with a grade or standard under the Regulations of each vat or churn of dairy product $37.50
(c) for the issuance of each grade certificate in accordance with a grade or standard under the Regulations, including a certificate issued for a dairy product that has been analysed by an accredited laboratory $37.50
Import Information
5.
For the verification of import information referred to in subsection 13(1) of the Regulations, and inspection under section 24 of the Act:
(a) in the case of a shipment of not more than 500 kilograms net weight $44
(b) in the case of a shipment of more than 500 kilograms but not more than 2, 000 kilograms net weight $44 for the first 500 kilograms plus $0.012 per additional kilogram
(c) in the case of a shipment of more than 2,000 kilograms but not more than 6,000 kilograms net weight $62 for the first 2,000 kilograms plus $0.0084 per additional kilogram
(d) in the case of a shipment of more than 6,000 kilograms but not more than 10,000 kilograms net weight $95.60 for the first 6,000 kilograms plus $0.0036 per additional kilogram
(e) in the case of a shipment of more than 10,000 kilograms net weight $110 for the first 10,000 kilograms plus $0.0012 per additional kilogram
Compliance Assistance
6.
For services provided by an inspector for the purpose of helping a person to meet the requirements of the Act or the Regulations $26.82 per quarter hour, the time being rounded to the nearest quarter hour, subject to minimum fee of $107.30
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