A convenient and secure way to do business with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Manage and track service requests online, including export certificates and permissions such as licences, permits, and registrations.
GCKey: cyberattack on users' credentials
We have detected a cyberattack based on the misuse of some account-holders' GCKey service credentials. We revoked affected accounts immediately to protect account holders.
My CFIA may be unavailable from 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm (ET) on January 24, 2021.
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Attention all food businesses: Licences begin to expire January 15 – renew now
Some Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence holders will need to take action now to ensure they renew their licence before it expires. Some SFC licences expire January 15, while others will expire over the coming months. Check your licence's expiration date now and renew your licence online through your My CFIA account. If your licence expires, your business will no longer be permitted to conduct licensed activities in accordance with the Safe Food for Canadians Act and may be subject to enforcement actions and removal from export eligibility lists.
Services and information
If you have a My CFIA account, sign in to access online services.
What you need to know before creating a My CFIA account and a profile for your business.
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.
Search for information about the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations by using filters, key words or a combination of both.
List of services available through My CFIA and services that are coming soon.
Licenses, permits, registrations, exemptions, authorizations, and permissions to move.
Search and authenticate a Canadian export certificate by using CFIA's certificate viewer.
- About My CFIA
- Glossary of terms
- GCKey tutorial video
- Notice to international trading partners
- Privacy Notice Statement
- What do I do if I forgot my password and/or username?
- How do I select on-account number as my preferred payment method?
- How do I pay for a licence or service through My CFIA?
- How are the SFCR currently being enforced?
- How do I request an SFC Licence?
- How to renew or amend an issued permission
- Frequently asked questions
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