Food, Plant and Animal Inspections

Schedule of Inspection Fees

Part 1: Animal Health

Pre-Import Document Review:

Animals, Animal Embryos, Animal Semen

Description Fee Code GST/HST
1. For the inspection of documents relating to a shipment of animals, animal embryos or animal semen presented before the time of importation $17.50 1032 Y

Import Inspection

Animals, Animal Embryos, Animal Semen

Description: 2.(1) For either the inspection of animals, animal embryos or animal semen presented at the time of importation or for the inspection of documents relating to such animals, animal embryos or animal semen, or for both, for each shipment of

Calves - feeder
Description Fee Code GST/HST
a) restricted feeder calves from the United States of America (less than 14 days old) $35.00 1034 Y
Cats

See "Dogs" 2.(1) c)

Cattle - feeder
Description Fee Code GST/HST
b) restricted feeder cattle from the United States of America (more than 14 days old)      
i) for the first animal in the shipment $24.00 1043 Y
ii) for each additional animal in the shipment $1.45 1043 Y
Dogs
Description Fee Code GST/HST
c) dogs, cats or ferrets      
i) imported for any other purpose      
A) for the first animal in the shipment $30.00 1036 Y
B) for each additional animal in the shipment $5.00 1036 Y
ii) cats or dogs, if an inspector has made a vaccination order      
A) for the first animal in the shipment $55.00 1037 Y
B) for each additional animal in the shipment $30.00 1037 Y
Eggs - hatching (groups)

See "Other" 2.(1) f)

Eggs - hatching (individual)

See "Other" 2.(1) g)

Embryos
Description Fee Code GST/HST
d) for embryos from the first dam-sire pair in the shipment $35.00 1051 Y
i) for embryos from each additional dam-sire pair in the shipment $4.00 1051 Y
Ferrets

See "Dogs" 2.(1) c)

Horses (equines)
Description Fee Code GST/HST
e) for each equine imported from the United States of America (except for immediate slaughter) $25.00 1047 Y
Other - groups of animals/hatching eggs
Description Fee Code GST/HST
f) animals or hatching eggs other than those referred to in paragraphs (a) to (e), if the requirements of the Health of Animals Regulations or the conditions of an import permit apply to a group of animals or hatching eggs (except requirements or conditions relating to identification or certification by a veterinarian in the country of origin indicating that the animals or hatching eggs have been examined and are free from disease) $35.00 1049 Y
Other - individual animals/hatching eggs
Description Fee Code GST/HST
g) animals or hatching eggs other than those referred to in paragraphs (a) to (e), if the requirements of the Regulations or the conditions of an import permit apply to individual animals or hatching eggs (except requirements or conditions relating to identification or certification by a veterinarian in the country of origin indicating that the animals or hatching eggs have been examined and are free from disease)      
i) for the first animal or hatching egg in the shipment $35.00 1050 Y
ii) for each additional animal or hatching egg in the shipment $6.00 1050 Y
Semen
Description Fee Code GST/HST
h) animal semen $35.00 1033 Y
Sealing of a conveyance
Description Fee Code GST/HST
(2) In addition to any fee payable under paragraphs 2.(1) a) to h), for the inspection of documents and the sealing of a conveyance at the port of entry, if the shipment of animals imported from the United States of America is inspected at a place other than the port of entry $35.00 1052 Y

Exemptions

(3) The fees set out in section 2.(1) c) generally do not apply to dogs, cats or ferrets from the United States of America.

Animal Products and Bi-Products

3.(1) Subject to sub-section 3.(2), for the inspection of or for otherwise dealing with any shipment of things of for the inspection of documents relating to such a shipment, or for both, except a shipment of animals, semen or embryos

PARS
Description Fee Code GST/HST
a) for each shipment that is inspected under the Agricultural Pre-arrival Review System $14.95 1078 Y
Non-PARS
Description Fee Code GST/HST
b) for any other shipment $25.25 1079 Y
Settler's/Personal Effects

See "Non-PARS" 3.(1)(b)

Exemptions

Description Fee Code GST/HST
(2)The fees set out in sub-section 3.(1) do not apply to a shipment:      
a) that has been produced, manufactured or substantially transformed in the United States of America; N/A N/A N/A
b) that originates in Canada, was exported directly the United States of America and is returned to Canada after being refused entry into the United States of America; N/A N/A N/A
c) that enters Canada as international mail, is inspected in a Canada Post Customs Mail Centre and has a value, as declared by the importer or as assessed by CBSA, as the case may be, of less than $100; N/A N/A N/A
d) that enters Canada in a passenger's baggage that accompanies the passenger; N/A N/A N/A
e) that is inspected under the Meat Inspection Regulations, 1990 at the time of importation and for which a fee for inspection is paid; or N/A N/A N/A
f) for which any other fee is set out in this schedule. N/A N/A N/A

International Waste, Manifest Review, Inspections

4.(1) Subject to sub-section 4.(2), for services provided to an air or marine carrier respecting any animal or thing presented by the carrier including the control of international garbage, the review of manifests and an inspection

Aircraft
Description Fee Code GST/HST
a) for an aircraft entering Canada $25.00 1080 Y
Vessels
Description Fee Code GST/HST
b) for a ship entering Canada      
i) for the first manifest for the ship, i.e., a manifest provided by a primary carrier.      
A) if the manifest is provided to an inspector in an electronic format that is approved by CBSA, at least one working day before the arrival of the ship $40.00 1081 N
B) if fewer than 10 items are declared on a hard copy paper manifest or the ship is in ballast $40.00 1082 N
C) if the ship is a cruise ship, or in cases other than those referred to in clause (A) or (B) $100.00 1083 N
ii) for each additional manifest for the ship, i.e., a manifest provided by a consortium carrier      
A) if the manifest is provided to an inspector in an electronic format that is approved by CBSA, at least one working day before the arrival of the ship $20.00 1089 N
B) if fewer than 10 items are declared on a hard copy paper manifest $20.00 1090 N
C) Additional manifests $70.00 1091 N
Exemptions
Description Fee Code GST/HST
(2) The fees set out in sub-section 4.(1) do not apply to      
a) an aircraft entering Canada that      
i) is on a flight whose flight data information shows that it originated in the United States of America, N/A N/A N/A
ii) has a maximum capacity of 30 persons, in the case of a passenger aircraft, or N/A N/A N/A
iii) is operated by the armed forces of a country that, under an agreement with the Department of National Defence, is exempted from payment of the fees in respect of its military aircraft; or N/A N/A N/A
b) a ship entering Canada that      
i) is registered in Canada or the United States of America N/A N/A N/A
ii) is operated by the Government of the United States of America N/A N/A N/A
iii) is operating exclusively in Canadian and American waters and, since it last left a port other than a Canadian or American port, has been inspected and certified by the appropriate Canadian or American officials as having no food or ship's refuse that originates in a country other than Canada or the United States of America, or contains food or ship's refuse that is approved by the CFIA or the United States Department of Agriculture for uncontrolled entry into Canada or the United States of America, or N/A N/A N/A
iv) is operated by the armed forces of a country that, under an agreement with the Department of National Defence, is exempted from payment of the fees I respect of its military ships. N/A N/A N/A

Part 2 Plant Protection

Import Inspection:

1. For services provided in respect of a thing that is presented for import is

Aquatic Plants

Removed — The CBSA no longer performs these inspections.

Bags

See "Used Equipment" 1. h)

Biological Consignments

See "Aquatic Plants" 1. a)

Bulbs

Description Fee Code GST/HST
b) for bulbs, nursery stock, grape stock and fruit trees, for ornamental and small fruit plants grown in the continental United States of America, and for forest products, including cut Christmas trees, foliage, logs, firewood, lumber and bark products such as mulch      
i) each lot $38.00 2819 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $190.00 2819 Y

Containers - used other than used blueberry containers

See "Cut Flowers" 1. c)

Containers - cargo

See "Cut Flowers" 1. c)

Conveyances

See "Used Equipment" 1. h)

Cut Flowers

Description Fee Code GST/HST
c) for cut flowers, peat, soil, used containers other than used blueberry containers, nuts, sod, rocks, herbs, spices, hay and straw, for greenhouse plant material, including flowering plants and vegetable and herbaceous transplants, and for cargo containers where the inspection is carried out to detect the presence of pests other than the Asian Gypsy Moth      
i) each lot $18.00 2816 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $90.00 2816 Y

Dunnage

Description Fee Code GST/HST
d) for all modes      
i) each lot $53.00 2824 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $265.00 2824 Y

Grain and Grain Products

See "Aquatic Plants" 1. a)

Forest Products - including Christmas trees, foliage, logs, firewood, lumber and bark products such as mulch

See "Bulbs" 1. b)

Fruits - fresh, not more than 250 boxes or bags

See "Root Crops" 1. g)

Fruits - fresh, more than 250 boxes or bags

Description Fee Code GST/HST
e) for fresh fruits and vegetables where the lot consists of more than 250 boxes or bags      
i) each lot $48.00 2821 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $240.00 2821 Y

Fruit Plants - ornamental and small, grown in the continental United States of America

See "Bulbs" 1. b)

Fruit Trees

See "Bulbs" 1. b)

Grape Stock

See "Bulbs" 1. b)

Hay - for greenhouse plant material

See "Cut flowers" 1. c)

Herbs

See "Cut flowers" 1. c)

Nursery Stock

See "Bulbs" 1. b)

Nuts

See "Cut flowers" 1. c)

Outdoor Household Articles - including flower pots, garden tools and equipment

Description Fee Code GST/HST
f) for outdoor household articles, including flower pots, garden tools and equipment      
i) each lot $33.00 2818 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $165.00 2818 Y

Peat

See "Cut flowers" 1. c)

Potatoes - grown in the continental United States of America

See "Root Crops" 1. g)

Rocks

See "Cut flowers" 1. c)

Root Crops

Description Fee Code GST/HST
g) for root crops, for potatoes grown in the continental United States of America, and for fresh fruits and vegetables where the lot consists of not more than 250 boxes or bags      
i) each lot $28.00 2817 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $140.00 2817 Y

Seeds - of fruit trees, trees, shrubs and field crops

See "Aquatic Plants" 1. a)

Settler's/Personal Effects (except conveyances and tires)

See "Outdoor Household Articles" 1. f)

Sod

See "Cut Flowers" 1. c)

Spices

See "Cut Flowers" 1. c)

Straw - for greenhouse plant material

See "Cut Flowers" 1. c)

Tires

See "Used Equipment" 1. h)

Used Equipment

Description Fee Code GST/HST
h) for agricultural and construction equipment, conveyances, tires and bags      
i) each lot $43.00 2820 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $215.00 2820 Y

Vegetables - fresh, not more than 250 boxes or bags

See "Root Crops" 1. g)

Vegetables - fresh, more than 250 boxes or bags

See "Fruit" 1. e)

Wood Packaging Material

See "Cut Flowers" 1. c)

Transaction Value less than $2,300

Description Fee Code GST/HST
2. where the customs transaction value of a lot of a thing referred to in subsection (1) is less than $2,300, the fee payable for services provided in respect of that lot      
i) each lot $13.00 2826 Y
ii) maximum per destination per day (individual lot fee times 5) $65.00 2826 Y
iii) unless that lot enters Canada by mail or courier and has a customs transaction value of not more than $100, in which case no fee is payable N/A N/A N/A

Compliance Inspections:

Inspections

Description Fee Code GST/HST
3. The fee payable by an owner or a person having the possession, care or control of a facility, conveyance or thing for inspection of that facility, conveyance or thing in order to meet the requirements of the Plant Protection Act and Plant Protection Regulations is $86 per hour or part of an hour, whichever is the greater amount. $86.00 2726 Y

Re-inspection after unsupervised washing/cleaning

See "Inspections" 3.

Supervised Destruction

See "Inspections" 3.

Supervised Washing

See "Inspections" 3.

 

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