Outward official weighing — ships
Fees shown are before tax. The applicable taxes (Goods and Services Tax and provincial sales tax in Quebec) will be collected on these fees.
Fees are updated on April 1.
All fee codes changed on April 1, 2016.
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Outward official inspection - supplementary fees may be applied to this service.
Description of service
Monitoring of official weighing of grain or screenings discharged to ships, and issuance of certificate.
- Applicable documents for final outward weighing will be issued within two business days after all of the following has been met:
- (a) completion of loading;
- (b) reporting of weights and documentation to the Canadian Grain Commission;
- (c) receipt of final documentation request from the shipper/exporter; and
- (d) completion of all required analytical testing results.
- The target for achieving this standard is set at 90%.
Applying for outward official weighing — ships
Official outward weighing of all grain, excluding shipments to the United States, for export from Canada in ships is mandated in the Canada Grain Act.
- The applicant makes arrangements with a terminal elevator to handle the shipment.
- The terminal elevator/applicant presents the Canadian Grain Commission representative onsite at the terminal or the regional office or service centre with notification/loading order for the shipment.
- Upon commencement and as required during the terminal elevator fulfilling the loading order, the terminal maintains and provides the Canadian Grain Commission with records of the weighing processes and the Canadian Grain Commission:
- Reviews the submitted weight records;
- Certifies to the official weight of the shipment;
- Issues a Certificate Final for the shipment attesting to the quantity of the shipment.
Vessel Loading Standard for Official Weighing
- If you feel that the Canadian Grain Commission is not meeting its performance standards, you can give us feedback.
For more information
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- The Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- The Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- The Canada–United States Regulatory Cooperation Council