Summaries of licensee requirements

August 2016

Summary of license application requirements by licence class
  Licence class
Grain dealer Primary elevator Terminal elevator Process elevator
Licence fee1        
Application form X X X X
Mode of operations document X X X X
Articles of Incorporation or letters of patent X X X X
Security (e.g. letter of credit/guarantee, payables insurance, bond or cash deposit) X X   X
Audited year-end financial statements X X X X
Agents listing X      
Original grain receipt for Canadian Grain Commission authorization X     X
Original cash purchase ticket for Canadian Grain Commission authorization X X   X
Original elevator receipt for Canadian Grain Commission authorization   X    
Weigh scale certificate from Measurement Canada   X X X
Approved equipment for grain sampling, inspection, weighing, drying and cleaning2     X  
Summary of operational and reporting requirements by licence class
  Licence class
Grain dealer Primary elevator Terminal elevator Process elevator
Post licence in a conspicuous place X X X X
Tender security as set by Canadian Grain Commission X X X X
Issue accurate grain receipts for grain upon receipt X     X
Issue accurate cash purchase tickets for grain upon purchase X X   X
Issue accurate elevator receipts for grain upon receipt   X X  
Sampling upon receipt   X X  
'Subject to inspector's grade and dockage' dispute settlement for producer deliveries   X X3  
Daily handling report     X  
Monthly liability report X X   X
Weekly grain handling reporting   X   X
Monthly grain handling reporting X   X  
Annual reporting of net handlings   X    
Tariff reporting - annually and upon changes   X X X
Monthly value of stocks-in-store reports     X  
Adhere to Canadian Grain Commission 0% shrinkage allowance   X X  
Moisture shrinkage formula by Canadian Grain Commission order   X    
Canadian Grain Commission Official outward weighing and inspection   X X  
Summary of license renewal requirements by licence class
  Licence class
Grain dealer Primary elevator Terminal elevator Process elevator
Application form X X X X
Tender security as set by Canadian Grain Commission X X   X
Audited year-end financial statements4 X X X X
Copies of grain receipts authorized by Canadian Grain Commission X     X
Copies of elevator receipts authorized by Canadian Grain Commission   X    
Copies of cash purchase tickets authorized by Canadian Grain Commission X X   X
Agents listing X      

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Full-term licence or Short-term licence

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Footnote 2

Requirements vary based on operations and services provided by the Canadian Grain Commission.

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Footnote 3

Available for producer car deliveries to terminal elevators.

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Footnote 4

Provision for un-audited year-end statement with two audited liability reports during the licence year for grain dealers, primary elevators, and process elevators.

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