Fees

Acreage Fees
High Value Crop Kinds
Canola $2.00 per acre
Corn (excludes open-pollinated) $2.00 per acre
Tobacco $2.00 per acre
Medium Value Crop Kinds
Hemp $1.30 per acre
Soybeans $1.30 per acre
Lower Value Crop Kinds
Alfalfa $1.10 per acre
Barley $1.10 per acre
Bean $1.10 per acre
Birdsfoot Trefoil $1.10 per acre
Bromegrass $1.10 per acre
Buckwheat $1.10 per acre
Canarygrass $1.10 per acre
Chickpea $1.10 per acre
Clover $1.10 per acre
Faba Bean $1.10 per acre
Fescue $1.10 per acre
Flax $1.10 per acre
Lentil $1.10 per acre
Mustard $1.10 per acre
Oats $1.10 per acre
Peas $1.10 per acre
Rye $1.10 per acre
Ryegrass $1.10 per acre
Timothy $1.10 per acre
Triticale $1.10 per acre
Wheat $1.10 per acre
Wheatgrass $1.10 per acre
All Other Crops $1.10 per acre
Plot Fees
Plot Certification $60.00 Per sequence
Membership Fees
Membership Fees (per account) $240.00 Fee to be applied annually for each account (for the first member on an account with seed crop certification)
Additional Growers (per additional persons on account) $25.00 Fee for each additional membership added to an account
Variety Certification Eligibility
Variety Eligibility Certification Application (Form 300) $600.00 Per application
Variety Onboarding $150.00 New onboarding variety fee. Applicable to varieties entering CSGA’s system outside of the Form 300 or CFIA Variety Registration Process
Other Certification Fees
Appeal Application (Form 200) $150.00 Per sequence number
Recertification Fees $2,500.00 Per seed source. Additional fees may apply if CSGA is required to do additional consultations.
Varietal Additional Certification Requirements (ACR) Assessment $50.00 Per sequence number. Currently only applicable to midge tolerant wheat (MTW) varietal blends
Midge Tolerant Wheat Testing Validation $1,200.00 Per MTW blend. Fees are normally charged to the variety distributor.
Land Use Inspection Assessment $50.00 Per application (sequence)
Re-inspection Assessment $50.00 Per re-inspection
Bulk Application Processing (per field) $5.00 Per application (per field) for CSGA to process each field on a bulk application. Online applications are made available at no additional costs.
Breeder Seed Demotion Assessment (Form 45) $25.00 Per form
Foreign Canola Support Document Assessment $60.00 Per sequence number. Fee for CSGA to process a foreign canola support document assessment; includes crop inspection report, transfer declarations, hybridity test results, and erucic acid results.
Hybrid Canola Support Document Assessment $50.00 Per sequence number. Fee for CSGA to process hybrid canola support document and related assessment.
Hybrid Corn Crop Inspection Report Assessment $50.00 Per sequence number. Fee for CSGA to process hybrid corn crop support document and related assessment.
Carry Over Seed Listing Fee (per variety/class) $50.00 Per crop certificate per year. Fee for CSGA to process request for carry over seed listing per variety or class.
SeedCert System Access Fees (Non Members)
ASCIS Annual Software Licensing Fee $500.00 Annual, per license. Some ASCIS’s may have more than one license.
ASCIS Initial Software Licensing Fee $2,000.00 Per license for the onboarding of new ASCIS’s (initial licensing of software)
ASCIS System Access Fee (Non Hybrids) $0.12 Per acre
ASCIS System Access Fee (Hybrid) $0.22 Per acre
Other Third Party System Access Fees (Non Members)
Base fee $300.00 Non-Member Client Fee, per account number, for access to Members’ Area. Allows account to be selected as a toller, crop certificate assignee, or payee.
Penalties Assessed
Late Seed Crop Certification Applications Received 15-21 Days After Deadline $50.00 Per application (sequence)
Late Seed Crop Certification Applications Received 22-60 Days After Deadline $75.00 Per application (sequence)
Late Seed Crop Certification Applications Received 60+ Days After Deadline $125.00 Per application (sequence)
Late Variety Onboarding Submission $100.00 Per late variety onboarded in SeedCert.
Incomplete Application Penalty $25.00 Per incomplete application (sequence) applied without an Authorized Seed Crop Inspection Service or variety onboarding submission.
No Valid Email $10.00 Per application (sequence) applied when no email has been provided for the account receiving certification services.
Inspection Cancelled $50.00 Per cancelled application (sequence)