Official weighing — 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
325 Railway car, truck or container $13.87 $14.09 $14.31 $14.54 $14.78 until July 31, 2017
$6.67 from August 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Outward official inspection - supplementary fees may be applied to this service.

Description of service

Monitoring of official weighing of grain or screenings discharged to railway cars, trucks or containers, and issuance of certificate.

Services standard

  1. Applicable documents for final outward weighing will be issued within two business days after all of the following has been met:
    • completion of loading;
    • reporting of weights and documentation to the Canadian Grain Commission;
    • receipt of final documentation request from the shipper/exporter; and
    • completion of all required analytical testing results.

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% 100% service not requested service not requested service not requested

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

  • The first level of contact for outward official weighing is the Manager of weighing services in the regional office nearest you.

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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