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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D- 97-10: Policy on Importation into Canada and Movement within Canada, of plants and plant parts of Larix spp. and Pseudolarix spp. to prevent the spread of European larch canker Policy Directives 2012-02-29 HTML
D-07-02: Canadian Debarking and Grub Hole Control Program (CDGHCP) for the export of Cedar Forest Products to the European Union Exports, Inspection Requirements, Logs, Policy Directives 2015-01-09 HTML
D- 94-22 : Plant Protection Requirements on Pine Plants and Pine Materials to Prevent the Entry and Spread of Pine Shoot Beetle Policy Directives 2013-04-30 HTML
D- 95-03: Plant protection policy for marine vessels arriving in Canada from areas regulated for Asian Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar, Lymantria albescens, Lymantria postalba, Lymantria umbrosa) Additional Information, Other Invasive Species, Pests, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2016-03-03 HTML
D- 95-11: Export requirements for cut Christmas trees to Mexico Policy Directives 2013-05-01 HTML
D-07-05: Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae Annand) from the United States and within Canada Policy Directives 2015-05-19 HTML
D- 98-02: Importation into Canada and Movement within Canada, of plants and plant parts of Pinus spp. to prevent the entry and spread of Scleroderris Canker, Gremmeniella abietina (Lagerb.) Morelet, variety abietina (European Race) Policy Directives 2011-12-13 HTML
D-03-08: Phytosanitary Requirements to Prevent the Introduction Into and Spread Within Canada of the Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire) Policy Directives 2017-06-07 HTML
D-01-12: Phytosanitary Requirements for the Importation and Domestic Movement of Firewood Policy Directives 2016-06-10 HTML
D- 99-03: Phytosanitary Measures to Prevent the Entry of Oak Wilt Disease (Ceratocystis fagacearum (Bretz) Hunt) from the Continental United States Policy Directives 2011-12-14 HTML
D- 97-07: Phytosanitary Requirements for the Importation from the United States and Domestic Movement of Elm Material (Ulmus spp. and Zelkova spp.) to Prevent the Introduction and Spread of Dutch Elm Disease Ophiostoma ulmi (Buisman) Nannf. and Ophiostoma novo-ulmi (Brasier) within Canada Policy Directives 2012-07-23 HTML
D- 98-09: Comprehensive policy to control the spread of North American gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar in Canada and the United States Policy Directives 2011-12-14 HTML
D- 98-08: Entry Requirements for Wood Packaging Material into Canada Policy Directives 2016-05-17 HTML
D-11-05: Phytosanitary Requirements for Non-Manufactured and Non-Propagative Wood Products to Prevent the Introduction from the Continental United States and Spread Within Canada of the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky) Policy Directives 2014-06-17 HTML
Firewood Policy Directives 2016-07-14 HTML
RMD-12-01: Importation of Wood Packaging Material from the Continental United States Policy Directives, Risk Management 2012-02-28 HTML
List of states in the continental United States that are regulated for oak wilt disease Policy Directives 2017-04-25 HTML
Appendix 1: List of pine shoot beetle infested areas in Canada and the United States Policy Directives 2016-02-02 HTML
Appendix 1: List of North American Gypsy Moth Infested or Suspected Infested Areas of Canada and the United States Policy Directives 2017-06-23 HTML
QSM-07: Quality Management System Manual for Facilities Registered in the Emerald Ash Borer Approved Facility Compliance Program (EABAFCP) Policy Directives 2014-03-19 HTML
Areas Regulated for the Emerald Ash Borer Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2017-10-18 HTML
QSM-08: Quality Management System Manual for Canadian Food Inspection Agency Auditors to Administer the Emerald Ash Borer Approved Facility Compliance Program (EABAFCP) Policy Directives 2014-04-11 HTML
Facilities approved under the Emerald Ash Borer Approved Facilities Compliance Program Policy Directives 2017-09-20 HTML
Appendix 1: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Regulated Areas Policy Directives 2014-08-07 HTML
Appendix 9 - Requirements for the Treatment of Plants for Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Policy Directives 2013-02-14 HTML
RMD-13-01: Regulated Areas for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire)
March 2014 (1st revision)
Policy Directives, Risk Management 2014-03-17 HTML
Asian Long-Horned Beetle Infested Place Order Policy Directives 2017-10-05 HTML
RMD-13-08: Pest Risk Management Document – Hymenoscyphus fraxineus (ash dieback pathogen) Policy Directives, Risk Management 2014-11-14 HTML
D-14-02: Certification Program for the Export of Hardwood Species Regulated for Agrilus spp. to the European Union (EU) Policy Directives 2016-06-02 HTML
D-13-02: Requirements for the Evaluation and Recognition of Third Party Auditors Policy Directives 2015-08-10 HTML
Asian Gypsy Moth Critical Response Plan
To Prevent the Incursion of Asian Gypsy Moth via Marine Vessels
Additional Information, Other Invasive Species, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2015-04-24 HTML
D-13-01: Canadian Heat Treated Wood Products Certification Program (HT Program) Exports, Policy Directives, Registration Requirements 2017-06-06 HTML
D-02-12: Phytosanitary import requirements for non-processed wood and other wooden products, bamboo and bamboo products, originating from all areas other than the continental United States (U.S.) Policy Directives 2017-10-24 HTML
Notice to industry – Proposed updates to the phytosanitary import requirements for wooden and bamboo products Policy Directives 2017-03-31 HTML
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