Guidance Document Repository

The CFIA is responsible for regulating the safety and quality of food, animal and plant health in Canada. CFIA's official Guidance Documents provide the Agency's functional direction to its front line staff regarding their compliance verification activities. They also provide guidance to regulated parties regarding program requirements.

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Zambia - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-04-30 HTML
Vietnam - Certification Requirements Exports 2016-06-30 HTML
Venezuela - Certification Requirements Exports 2017-07-29 HTML
European Union - Certification Requirements and Related Documents Exports 2011-04-30 HTML
United Arab Emirates - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Ukraine - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Tunisia - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Trinidad and Tobago - Certification Requirements Exports 2017-05-26 HTML
Taiwan - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Switzerland - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-01 HTML
Sri Lanka - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Singapore - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Serbia - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-01 HTML
Saudi Arabia - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Saint Pierre and Miquelon - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-01 HTML
Philippines - Certification Requirements Exports 2012-07-16 HTML
Norway - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-01 HTML
Nigeria – Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
New Zealand – Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Morocco - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-01 HTML
Moldova - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Malaysia - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Macedonia (Republic of) - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Macao - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Kosovo - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Korea (South) – Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Kenya - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Kazakhstan - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Jamaica - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-01 HTML
Israel - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Iraq - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
India - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Iceland - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-01 HTML
Hong Kong - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Haiti - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Georgia - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Egypt - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Ecuador - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Dominican Republic - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Cuba - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Croatia - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-02 HTML
Costa Rica - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-02 HTML
Congo (Democratic Republic of) - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-02 HTML
Chile – Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Bolivia - Certification Requirements Exports 2011-05-02 HTML
Bermuda - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Belarus - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Bahamas – Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Australia - Certification Requirements Exports 2013-10-04 HTML
Argentina – Certification Requirements Exports 2014-05-20 HTML
Algeria - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Brazil - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
List of Canadian Establishments Approved for Export to Brazil Exports 2011-05-02 HTML
Japan - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Thailand - Certification Requirements Exports 2016-02-02 HTML
List of Canadian Establishments Approved for Export to the United States Exports 2012-12-20 HTML
Mexico - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Japan - Certification Requirements Exports 2014-02-14 HTML
Export of Live Lobsters and Lobster Products Containing Tomalley - Guidance Document Exports 2011-05-03 HTML
Canadian Certified Shellfish Dealers and List of Leases Approved to Export Raw Oyster Products to Japan Exports 2017-12-14 HTML
List of Exporters of Live Lobster and Lobster Tomalley Products to Japan Exports 2017-12-14 HTML
Certification Requirements – European Union Exports 2015-03-13 HTML
Turkey - Certification Requirements Exports 2015-01-16 HTML
Russia - Certification Requirements and Related Documents Exports 2014-05-22 HTML
Indonesia - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Fish Export Policy Exports 2013-09-27 HTML
Russia - Shelf Life Requirements Exports 2012-05-04 HTML
Licensed Cold Storage Warehouse Standard Exports 2013-12-31 HTML
Fish Export Directive Exports 2014-10-09 HTML
Fish Export Licence Directive Exports 2014-07-02 HTML
Attestation for Licensed Cold Storage Warehouses Exports 2013-02-04 HTML
Procedures for Issuing a Fish Export Licence Exports 2013-02-04 HTML
Shellfish Harvest Area Closures Related to Significant Weather Events Communiques, Exports, Imports 2014-04-11 HTML
Canadian establishments approved for export to the People's Republic of China - Fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-13 HTML
Reference Standard
Export Certification Control Program
Exports 2017-10-20 HTML
Appendix A: Protocol for Partially Completed Certificates Guidelines Exports 2015-03-25 HTML
Export Certification Control Program Reference Standard Exports 2015-03-24 HTML
Instructions for Part II.2 of Health Certificate for Imports of Fishery Products Intended for Human Consumption (EU) Exports 2013-07-10 HTML
Instructions for exporters on how to request and complete a certificate for fish and fish products exported from Canada to the Russian Federation Exports 2013-07-11 HTML
Canadian Establishments Approved for Export to the European Union (EU) Exports 2013-07-10 HTML
Certification Requirements - U.S. Exports 2013-07-11 HTML
China (People's Republic of) – Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-13 HTML
Certification Requirements – Russia Exports 2017-11-03 HTML
Instructions on how to complete Appendix A
Exporter's Russian Fish Export Certification Notification Form
Exports 2017-07-04 HTML
Code of Practice for the Harvest, Transport, Processing, and Export of Seal Products Intended for Human Consumption Exports 2014-08-05 HTML
Russian - Other Requirements Exports 2017-11-03 HTML
Information for Canadian Establishments Approved for Export to the Russian Federation Exports 2016-02-22 HTML
Certification of Fish and Seafood Products Exports 2013-11-07 HTML
Colombia - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Kuwait - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Attestation of a Canadian Licensed Cold Store Warehouse for Temporary Storage of Russian Frozen Fish Exports 2014-05-15 HTML
Export Certification Control Program (ECCP) Plan - Attestation for Registered Establishments Exports 2014-05-26 HTML
Listeria Environmental Sampling Program Checklist Exports, Imports, Quality Management 2014-10-19 HTML
Lebanon - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
Bahrain - Export requirements for fish and seafood Exports 2017-12-08 HTML
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