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My CFIA

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.

Maintenance notice

My CFIA may be unavailable from 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm (ET) on January 24, 2021.

Thank you for your understanding.

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

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.

Permits, licences and approvals

Licenses, permits, registrations, exemptions, authorizations, and permissions to move.

Authentication: certificate viewer

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

Features

Renew your SFC licence before it expires
Renew SFC Licence

Avoid possible interruptions to your food business activities.

Manage your service requests online
My CFIA

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

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

SFCR

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

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