Official inspection — railway cars, trucks or containers


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.

Fee code Unit (per) 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
322 Inspection $143.99 $146.29 $148.63 $151.01 $153.43 until July 31, 2017
$121.12 from August 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Description of service

Official inspection of grain or screenings discharged to railway cars, trucks or containers, and issuance of certificate.

Services standard

  1. When grain being loaded is other than grade ordered, the Canadian Grain Commission will inform the elevator staff by form IW-7.
  2. Applicable documents for final outward inspection will be issued within two business days after all of the following has been met:
    • completion of loading;
    • receipt of final documentation request from the shipper/exporter; and
    • completion of all required analytical testing results.
  3. Grades are accurate (based on the official sample).

Performance target

  • The target for achieving this standard is set at 90%.

Performance information

Overall performance
Target 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
90% 99.3% service not requested service not requested service not requested

Applying for outward official weighing — railway cars, trucks or containers

Service feedback

  • If you feel that the Canadian Grain Commission is not meeting its performance standards, you can give us feedback.

For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians web sites.

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