Renewal of CFIA Veterinary Biologics Establishment Licences, Product Licences and Annual Import Permits

February 11, 2020 – Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a reminder notice to importers and manufacturers on the renewal for holders of Canadian veterinary biologics establishment licences, product licences, and import permits. Annual import permits expire April 30, 2020. Also, that the establishment licences (Veterinary Biologics Establishment Licence) and product licences (Veterinary Biologics Product Licence) expire May 31, 2020.

The following forms and guide for renewal of veterinary biologics import permits, as well as renewal information for holders of establishment licences and product licences, are available on the Canadian Centre for Veterinary Biologics (CCVB) website.

For foreign manufacturers, and their Canadian importers:

For Canadian manufacturers:

If you have any questions or require additional information about the renewal procedure, please contact CCVB, c/o the Pre-market Application Submissions Office at 613-773-7408 or by e-mail at