My CFIA

Maintenance Notice

Please note that My CFIA online services may be unavailable between the hours of 9:00 pm and 11:59 pm (ET) on August 25, 2019 due to system maintenance.

We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Your food business may need a licence under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. Learn more about the regulations and read our tips to help you avoid delays in the licence application process.

A convenient and secure way to do business with CFIA. Manage and track service requests online, including export certificates and permissions such as licences, permits, and registrations.

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Services and information

Sign in

If you have a My CFIA account, sign in to access online services.

Before you sign up

What you need to know before creating a My CFIA account and a profile for your business.

User guidance

Step-by-step user guides, instructions and walk-through videos to help you manage your My CFIA account, request services and respond to system notifications.

SFCR guidance finder

Search for information about the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations by using filters, key words or a combination of both.

Online services

List of services available through My CFIA and services that are coming soon.

Centre of Administration for Permissions

Processes online applications for permissions and responds to My CFIA related questions.

Authentication: Certificate Viewer

Search and authenticate a Canadian export certificate by using CFIA's certificate viewer.

Features

Manage your service requests online
Manage your service requests online

Watch this video to learn more about My CFIA online services.

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Find out if your food business needs a licence, when and how to apply, and other related information.

Requesting a Safe Food for Canadians Licence
Video - Requesting a License Using My CFIA

Many businesses need a licence as of January 15, 2019. Learn how to request a licence using My CFIA.

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