Contact us – Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Find contact information for offices, questions, complaints, appeals, applications or permissions.

We cannot provide medical advice.

If you think something you ate or drank made you sick, seek medical attention.

General enquiries

  • 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
  • 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
  • Hours are 8 am to 8 pm (EST), Monday to Friday, except holidays.
  • Submit a question

Office telephone directory

Find an office specializing in food safety, plant or animal health.

Media enquiries

For journalists only.

National Import Service Centre

Import admissibility document review for CFIA regulated commodities.

My CFIA Account and permissions

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

Food safety or labelling issues

How to report a concern.

Compliments, comments and complaints

Steps to submit a compliment, comment or complaint.

Pre-market applications

Livestock feed, Plant Breeders' Rights, fertilizer, crop variety, plant with novel traits, veterinary biologic.

Produce inspections

To resolve buyer-seller disputes over the quality of shipped fresh fruit and vegetables.


Enquiries related to Canadian food regulatory requirements from the food industry.