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How to make amendments to an issued permission


It is not possible to amend an already issued export certificate. If you wish to change your previously provided information you will need to re-apply for a new export certificate.

Once signed in, make sure your validated party that requires the amendments is selected by clicking the white drop down box under Party Administration, clicking on the proper validated party and clicking Select:

Screen capture of the My CFIA dashboard, showing how to select the correct party from the drop down list.

Now scroll down to the Service Request section of your party profile dashboard. Select the Issued Permissions tab as shown below:

Screen capture of the Service Request section. Description follows.
Description of the Service Request section:

Above the Service Request title are four tabs:

  • Service Request
  • Issued Permissions
  • Issued Export Certificates
  • Inspection Reports

Listed is all the issued permissions and export certificates your establishment has received to date. Select the application you wish to amend by clicking on the hyperlinked permission number under the Permission column as shown below:

Screen capture of the Issued Permissions section. Description follows.
Description of the Issued Permissions section:

Issued permissions information displayed in a chart format with the following columns:

  • Permission
  • Application Name
  • Issuance Date
  • Expiry Date
  • Status

The following screen will display details about your chosen permission. Select the Amend button to begin amending your issued permission.

Screen capture of the Licence Permission Summary screen. Description follows.
Description of Licence Permission Summary

Licence Permission Summary information displayed in a chart format with the following columns:

  • Licence Number
  • Licence Holder
  • Permission Type
  • Issuance Date
  • Expiration Date
  • Status

Beneath the table there are two buttons titled:

  • Renew
  • Amend

If you are amending a Safe Food for Canadians licence, selecting the amend button will bring you to application screens which include the current information from your licence. Carefully review your application following the on-screen instructions and make any necessary amendments.

If you are amending a plant or animal import permit permission you will be required to fill out a new import application form and upload the amended version.

Upon completion your request will be re-submitted for processing.

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