Fee Schedule

Approved fees to January 31, 2023

Acreage Fees
Group 1 Crop Kinds
Canola $3.25 per acre
Hybrid Corn
Excludes open-pollinated
$3.00 per acre
Group 2 Crop Kinds
Hemp
Excludes Feminized Hemp
$1.60 per acre
Soybeans $1.60 per acre
All Grasses and Legumes
Section 6 & 7 crop kinds
$1.17 per acre
Group 3 Crop Kinds
Barley $1.10 per acre
Bean $1.10 per acre
Buckwheat $1.10 per acre
Canary seed $1.10 per acre
Chickpea $1.10 per acre
Fababean $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
Triticale $1.10 per acre
Wheat $1.10 per acre
All Other Crops $1.10 per acre
Plot Fees
Foundation, Probation and Select Plot Certification $60.00 per sequence
Breeder Plot Certification $80.00 per sequence
Membership Fees
Membership Fee
$240.00 per account
To be applied annually for each account – the first member on an account with seed crop certification.
Additional Growers $25.00 per each additional person added to an account
Variety Certification Eligibility
Variety Eligibility Certification Application
Form 300
$600.00 per application

Variety Onboarding

$100.00 per variety
Applicable to varieties entering CSGA’s system outside of Form 300 or CFIA Variety Registration Process.
Other Certification Fees

Minimum certification fee for Special Crop Kinds

$250.00 per sequence
Limited to Hybrid Mustard, Hybrid Wheat, Feminized Hemp, and Tobacco.
Appeal Application
Form 200

$150.00

per sequence
Recertification Fees $2,500.00 per seed source
Additional fees may apply if CSGA is required to do additional consultations.
Midge Tolerant Wheat Testing Validation $1,200.00 per MTW blend
Normally charged to the variety distributor.
Land Use Inspection Assessment $50.00 per sequence
Re-inspection Assessment $50.00 per re-inspection
Bulk Application Processing $5.00 per sequence per field
To process each field on a bulk application. Online applications are made available at no
additional costs.
Breeder Seed Demotion Assessment
Form 45
$80.00

per form

Age of Stand Extension
Form 215
$250.00

per field
To process requests to extend production of a perennial stand.

Foreign Canola Support Document Assessment $60.00 per sequence
To process a foreign canola support document assessment; includes crop inspection reports, transfer declarations, hybridity test results, and erucic acid results.
Hybrid Canola Support Document Assessment $50.00

per sequence
To process hybrid canola support document and related assessment.

Hybrid Corn Crop Inspection Report Assessment $50.00 per sequence
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
To process request for carry over seed listing per variety or class.
Varietal Additional Certification Requirements (ACR) Assessment $50.00 per sequence
Currently only applicable to midge tolerant wheat (MTW) varietal blends.
Additional Certification or Higher Voluntary
Requirements (ACR/HVR)
$250.00  per application/variety
To apply an existing ACR/HVR to a new variety (once/variety). Normally charged to the variety distributor.
Onboard a new ACR/HVR

$500.00

per variety
To onboard a new ACR/HVR (once/novel ACR/HVR). Normally charged to the variety distributor.
Modify an existing ACR/HVR

$100.00

per variety
To modify an existing ACR/HVR as needed. Normally charged to the variety distributor.
SeedCert System Access Fees (Non Members)
ASCIS Annual Software Licensing Fee $500.00 per license, per year
Some ASCIS’s may have more than one license.
ASCIS Initial Software Licensing Fee $2,000.00 per initial license
For the onboarding of new a ASCIS.
ASCIS System Access Fee for Non Hybrids $0.12 per acre
ASCIS System Access Fee for Hybrids $0.22 per acre
Other Third Party System Access Fees (Non Members)
Third Party System Access Base Fee $300.00

per account
For non-member client access to SeedCert, applicable to tollers, third parties and assignees.

Penalties Assessed
Late Seed Crop Certification Applications
Received 15-21 Days After Deadline
$50.00 per sequence
Late Seed Crop Certification Applications
Received 22-60 Days After Deadline
$75.00 per sequence
Late Seed Crop Certification Applications
Received 60+ Days After Deadline
$125.00 per sequence
Late Variety Onboarding Submission $100.00 per late variety onboarded in SeedCert
Incomplete Application Penalty $50.00 per incomplete sequence
Applied without an Authorized Seed Crop Inspection Service, a field map or GPS coordinates or variety onboarding submission.
No Valid Email $10.00 per sequence
Applied when no email has been provided for the account receiving certification services.
Inspection Cancelled $50.00 per cancelled sequence