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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Document Name Activities Date modified Type
RMD-10-27: Pseudomonas syringae pv. aesculi (horse chestnut bleeding disease) Imports, Regulated Pests, Risk Management 2010-11-23 HTML
D- 98-01: Import Requirements for Seed Potatoes and Other Potato Propagative Material Imports, Policy Directives 2016-12-28 HTML
D- 96-07: Import Requirements for Screenings and Grain and Seed for Cleaning Imports, Policy Directives 2014-02-21 HTML
D-06-03: Import requirements for wheat, barley, triticale and rye for propagation originating from the state of North Dakota and approved areas within the state of Montana Imports, Policy Directives 2014-02-21 HTML
D-05-02: Import requirements for wheat, triticale, rye and barley for non-propagative uses originating from the state of North Dakota and approved counties within the state of Montana Imports, Policy Directives 2014-02-21 HTML
D- 98-06: Interim Import requirements of parasitic plants: Cuscuta, Striga, and Orobanche Imports, Policy Directives 2016-04-20 HTML
D-00-08: Requirements to Prevent the Introduction of undescribed species of Phytophthora pathogenic to Alder (Alnus spp.) Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2013-08-13 HTML
D- 96-03: Plant Protection Import Requirements for Cannabis sativa Imports, Policy Directives 2014-08-14 HTML
D- 95-26: Phytosanitary requirements for soil and soil-related matter, and for items contaminated with soil and soil-related matter Imports, Policy Directives 2014-06-06 HTML
D- 95-28: Plant Protection Import and Domestic Movement Requirements for Corn (Zea mays) Imports, Policy Directives 2014-08-05 HTML
D-11-01: Phytosanitary Requirements for Plants for Planting and Fresh Branches to Prevent the Entry and Spread of Anoplophora spp. Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2012-01-18 HTML
D-08-04: Plant protection import requirements for plants and plant parts for planting Imports, Policy Directives 2017-06-26 HTML
D- 97-04: Application, procedures, issuance and use of a Permit to Import under the Plant Protection Act Imports, Policy Directives 2011-12-13 HTML
D- 96-05: Phytosanitary requirements for the importation and domestic movement of non-propagative potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) and related potato articles, including associated soil Domestic Movement, Imports, Policy Directives 2014-03-31 HTML
D-01-01: Phytosanitary Requirements to Prevent the Entry and Spread of Phytophthora ramorum Imports, Policy Directives, Regulated Pests 2013-08-22 HTML
Importing plants and plant products: what you need to know Imports 2016-01-06 HTML
Validation of Plant Protection Import Permits Prior to Import Imports 2012-07-26 HTML
Information Guide for Importers of Plant and Related Matter into Canada Imports 2012-07-27 HTML
Questions and Answers - Permit Application Process Imports 2014-02-16 HTML
List of propagative plant material and other commodities that require an import permit if originating (i.e. place of propagation) from the Continental United States Imports 2017-10-18 HTML
Prohibited plant material from areas other than the continental United States Imports 2017-11-16 HTML
RMD-12-06: The addition of plant taxa to Canada's list of plants for planting that are not authorized for importation pending completion of a pest risk analysis Imports, Risk Management 2014-06-20 HTML
Draft - Framework for Canada-United States Perimeter Approach to Plant Protection Imports 2014-06-20 HTML
General Import Inspection Procedures for Plant Health Imports, Inspection Procedures 2013-12-16 HTML
Asian Gypsy Moth Certification for Marine Vessels Entering Canadian Ports Additional Information, Imports, Other Invasive Species, Regulated Pests 2013-12-13 HTML
RMD-12-07: Pest Risk Management Document to Deregulate Gymnosporangium fuscum Hedw. f., the cause of Pear Trellis Rust Imports, Risk Management 2014-06-04 HTML
D-12-02: Import Requirements for Potentially Injurious Organisms (Other than Plants) to Prevent the Importation of Plant Pests in Canada Imports, Policy Directives 2015-09-03 HTML
D-12-03: Domestic Requirements for Potentially Injurious Organisms (Other than Plants) to Prevent the Spread of Plant Pests Within Canada Imports, Policy Directives 2015-08-18 HTML
Appendix 1: Plant health requirements for the import into Canada of certain potentially injurious organisms Imports, Policy Directives 2017-08-03 HTML
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